Re: Offshore technical writer

Subject: Re: Offshore technical writer
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2009 13:15:15 -0800

Most of my work environments in the past have
required a fairly high level of interpersonal one-
on-one with engineers and reviewers, at times
to the point of laying in wait in cafeterias (hence
my now-semi-famous quote about engineers
and reviewers diving under desks in terror when
the technical writer approaches). The few cases
where a remote writer was able to work
successfully all involved me doing the on-site

Gene Kim-Eng

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Swallow" <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
> Depending on the environment and type of projects, remote writers
> (remote anybody, really) can work out just fine. As I mentioned
> earlier, ground rules and different communication tactics need to be
> used, but I've had a high success rate with remote collaboration.
> Sure, there have been some duds, but it came down to specific
> personalities and work habits, which hints at probably issues on-site
> as well.


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