Re: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.

Subject: Re: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.
From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Sarah Stegall <sstegall -at- bivio -dot- net>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 13:52:58 -0500

Folks...ya gotta remember that those of us who take the time and
effort to participate on these lists are a VERY small minority of the
field. Just by being on the list do we demonstrate that we're
interested in making our stuff just a little better.

However, for the thousands who write who just couldn't be bothered,
what he says may hit a little closer to home. I'm sure you've all
moved into a new job and saw some of their writing.

On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 1:47 PM, Sarah Stegall <sstegall -at- bivio -dot- net> wrote:
> Oh, I am SO busted.
>
>> There you have it, folks: All tech writers are self-aggrandizing, lazy
>> creatures of habit. None of them care about communicating effectively
>> with their target audiences.
>>
>> It takes a gutsy journalist like David Pogue to reveal what an
>> irresponsible, inconsiderate bunch we really are.



--
John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
NYMetro STC President

Looking for the next gig.
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I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.: From: CL T
RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: I had say it because I was afraid no one else would.: From: Sarah Stegall

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