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Subject:RE: Senior vs. principal writer From:"Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Wed, 17 Mar 2010 11:48:57 -0400
No, actually, a large organization can have a Principal Writer assigned
to each project. I have seen this. (I can't remember the title of the
writer who was in charge of them all -- maybe "Senior Writer," maybe
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Butler,Darren J CTR USAF AFMC 584 CBSS/GBHDB
> Sent: Wednesday, March 17, 2010 11:37 AM
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> Subject: RE: Senior vs. principal writer
> You might have several "Senior" Writers, but you can only
> have one "Principal" Writer.
> A Principal Writer could be described as the "Publication
> Chef" while the other writers (Senior and otherwise) would be
> like the documentation sous-chef and line cooks to whom is
> given certain portions of the menu depending on their skill
> level. It is understood that the final product will be
> attributed (for better or worse) to the "Principal Writer."
> The term is very applicable to a single-sourcing environment
> where one TW is responsible for the "big picture."
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