TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
> If you have a significant other, make absolutely certain that he/she
> understands when you have "gone to the office" and cannot be disturbed with
> non-emergency affairs. The same applies to kidlings. And it's really rude,
> not to mention unprofesssional, to have to listen to your dog barking while
> I'm conversing with you on the phone.
I don't know how easily you get distracted. For me, I can find all SORTS of
things with which to entertain myself while seated in front of my computer.
You may find you have to take drastic measures to keep yourself from
indiscriminately surfing the web, spending hours on e-mail (read: the
Techwr-l list), hunting for/downloading music/videos, etc.
Then there's that awesome book you're reading; why NOT get another cuppa and
read another chapter? Oh, and the weather's perfect? Why not take the laptop
out on the patio and...
In short, working at home requires the absolute utmost in self-discipline,
IMHO. Not that none of us do any of these things at our employer's place of
ComponentOne Doc-To-Help 2009 is your all-in-one authoring and publishing
solution. Author in Doc-To-Help's XML-based editor, Microsoft Word or
HTML and publish to the Web, Help systems or printed manuals. http://www.doctohelp.com
Help & Manual 5: The complete help authoring tool for individual
authors and teams. Professional power, intuitive interface. Write
once, publish to 8 formats. Multi-user authoring and version control! http://www.helpandmanual.com/
You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-