RE: What do you guys think of STCs new definition for technicalwriter?

Subject: RE: What do you guys think of STCs new definition for technicalwriter?
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "'techwr-l List'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 24 May 2008 13:19:32 -0400


I'm with you on that 100%! I'm looking into the IEEE, and I don't know yet
if they're going down the same road. In general, I really like what I see
over there.

Bonnie Granat
http://www.GranatEdit.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Starr [mailto:mikestarr-techwr-l -at- writestarr -dot- com]
> Sent: Saturday, May 24, 2008 1:13 PM
> To: Bonnie Granat; 'techwr-l List'
> Subject: Re: What do you guys think of STCs new definition
> for technicalwriter?
>
> Actually, I'm with you on that... I'm firmly in the technical
> writer camp myself. However, as Dylan once said, "you don't
> need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows." It
> appears that we're going to have technical communicator
> whether we want it or not. STC seems to be firmly in the
> technical communicator camp and it appears that resistance is
> futile. My objective at this point is to try to contribute to
> a definition that minimizes the damage. The proposed
> definition STC has been promoting says nothing about either
> writer or writing and that galls me. You'll never catch me
> describing myself as a technical writer unless I go to work
> for a company that insists on printing it on my business
> cards. And even then, if somebody asks me what I do I'll tell
> them I'm a technical writer.
>


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What do you guys think of STCs new definition for technical writer?: From: Borowik, Kristy
Re: What do you guys think of STCs new definition for technical writer?: From: Mike Starr
RE: What do you guys think of STCs new definition for technicalwriter?: From: Bonnie Granat
Re: What do you guys think of STCs new definition for technicalwriter?: From: Mike Starr
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