Re: What do you guys think of STCs new definition for technical writer?

Subject: Re: What do you guys think of STCs new definition for technical writer?
From: "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: linda_sims -at- vanguard -dot- com
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 14:19:53 -0400

> Hmmmm. I have a 5-year-old niece. I wonder how she'd feel if I sat her
> down in front of a computer and tried to walk her through some of the more
> finicky Excel instructions I'm writing right now, which involves lots of
> copy and paste in special ways to special places in order to get something
> done (Og help me!).

Or read her the proposed definition and ask her what it means. ;-)

Better yet, explain what you do to her and answer her questions. Then
ask her to tell you what you do. Write down what she says.

Kids are excellent bullcrap filters.

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