RE: Tech writers are the new accountants

Subject: RE: Tech writers are the new accountants
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbrierley -at- Accu-Time -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2008 11:12:54 -0500

Well, I believe we include a lot of ourselves in the way we go about
gathering content for our communication. It is those interactions where
our self shines, the interaction between us and our SMEs, reviewers, and
audience outside the context of the formal communication itself wherein
the voice of us as authors is clear, not in a distinct voice within the
communication product itself.



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Subject: Re: Tech writers are the new accountants

Tech writers are a distinct sub-species of writers in that we include
virtually nothing of our selves or our personalities in what we write.

Lin wrote:
> Might be an interesting survey question, especially if you added in
> other types of writers (journalists, magazine, ad, script writers,
> novelists, etc.) and then compared the results between those groups
> and tech writers and those groups (including tech writers) to the
> public at large...

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