Re: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication

Subject: Re: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication
From: reshma pendse <reshma_pendse -at- yahoo -dot- co -dot- in>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>, 'Kat Kuvinka' <katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com>, "'klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com'" <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>, "'techwr -at- genek -dot- com'" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>, "'awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com'" <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 7 Apr 2012 00:03:10 +0800 (SGT)

To anyone I meet who doesn't work in the software industry, I say I am in the Software development industry. That might lead them to assume many different things, but unless they probe further, I don't elaborate.

-Reshma


________________________________
From: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- M-S-G -dot- com>
To: 'Kat Kuvinka' <katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com>; "'klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com'" <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>; "'techwr -at- genek -dot- com'" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>; "'awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com'" <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
Cc: "'techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Sent: Friday, 6 April 2012 6:45 PM
Subject: RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication

My mom tells everyone, "He works in computers."

From: Kat Kuvinka [mailto:katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com]
Sent: Friday, April 06, 2012 9:15 AM
To: Cardimon, Craig; klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com; techwr -at- genek -dot- com; awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication


Many people have and still do think that as a technical writer I "write computer programs."

My parents are pretty sure I "do computer stuff."

> The only problem with telling people you are a professional writer, from what I can see, is that they immediately assume you write novels, not procedures or instructions or user guides.
>
> Me: "Hi, I'm a professional writer."
> Them: "Wow! That's great! What books have you written?"
>
> Or
>
> Me: "Hi, I'm a technical writer."
> Them: "Oh. What's that?"
>
>

Information contained in this e-mail transmission is privileged and confidential. If you are not the intended recipient of this email, do not read, distribute or reproduce this transmission (including any attachments). If you have received this e-mail in error, please immediately notify the sender by telephone or email reply.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Create and publish documentation through multiple channels with Doc-To-Help. Choose your authoring formats and get any output you may need.

Try Doc-To-Help, now with MS SharePoint integration, free for 30-days.

http://bit.ly/doc-to-help

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as reshma_pendse -at- yahoo -dot- co -dot- in -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com


Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications?  Head over to our online magazine at http://techwhirl.com

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions?  Search our public email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Create and publish documentation through multiple channels with Doc-To-Help. Choose your authoring formats and get any output you may need.

Try Doc-To-Help, now with MS SharePoint integration, free for 30-days.

http://bit.ly/doc-to-help

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -dot- com -dot-

To unsubscribe send a blank email to
techwr-l-leave -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com


Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit
http://www.techwhirl.com/email-discussion-groups/ for more resources and info.

Looking for articles on Technical Communications? Head over to our online magazine at http://techwhirl.com

Looking for the archived Techwr-l email discussions? Search our public email archives @ http://techwr-l.com/archives


Follow-Ups:

References:
Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Steve Janoff (non-Celgene)
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Steve Janoff (non-Celgene)
Re: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Peter Neilson
Re: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Peter Neilson
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Andrew Warren
Re: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Keith Hood
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Cardimon, Craig
Re: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Keith Hood
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Cardimon, Craig
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Kat Kuvinka
RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication: From: Cardimon, Craig

Previous by Author: Re: What would you call this portlet?
Next by Author: Re: Clashing Initialisms
Previous by Thread: RE: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication
Next by Thread: Re: Post on Technical Writing vs. Technical Communication


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads