RE: Technical writer survey: What should we really call ourselves?

Subject: RE: Technical writer survey: What should we really call ourselves?
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 13:05:35 -0400

Some would say "communicator" is a $20 word and "writer" is a $10 word.
Many people are only paying for the $10 word. You can call yourself a
communicator if you want, but you're being paid as a writer (provided
you actually write stuff). Like it or not.

> We can call ourselves whatever we want, but the -real- question that
is
> being asked here is "What do we want other people to call us?"
>
> We may not be able to control that.
>
> I suspect "Technical writer" is probably the most common term.

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