Re: Technical Writing Certificate

Subject: Re: Technical Writing Certificate
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 09:50:01 -0400

Gene wrote:

> And just to be curmudgeonly, the "basic skills" of senior technical
> writers in the fields my experience has been in consist of technical,
> product and project management knowledge. Unless you're a company's
> writer, "common tech writer skills" such as applying styles,
> spellchecking and HTML are things you offload to the newly-hired
> entry-level writers. The ones sitting at the hand-me-down computers
> with the hangdog expressions on their faces.

And if you are your company's Lone (and first) Writer?

Craig, who just had to ask

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