Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken

Subject: Re: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken
From: Janice Gelb <Janice -dot- Gelb -at- Sun -dot- COM>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 07:29:52 +1000

Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net> wrote:
> From: Michael West
>> Because many write but few communicate.
> Are there people who call themselves a Technical Writer and
> who cannot communicate, but still be employed?
>
> The concept of a writer who cannot communicate does not
> make sense to me.
>

As someone who has been editing in the field for over
20 years, I can assure you that there are people who
are being paid as technical writers who write their
little hearts out but communicate very poorly.

-- Janice

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RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Michael West
RE: Definition of Tech Writer, was STC is broken: From: Lauren
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