What Constitutes Great Writing?

Subject: What Constitutes Great Writing?
From: "Ronquillo, Michael" <mronquillo -at- equitrac -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 12:11:53 -0400

I'm not just talking about Tech Writing, I'm talking about writing in

Seems like anyone can be a writer nowadays, which is theoretically true;
however, the line between great and passable writing is becoming more
and more blurred. It seems like a lot of employers would rather invest
in passable writers rather than professional writers. You especially see
this in blogs, where grammar mistakes and passable writing runs amuck.

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