RE: What is happening to us -- was RE: What's wrong with this headline?

Subject: RE: What is happening to us -- was RE: What's wrong with this headline?
From: "Al Geist" <al -at- geistarts -dot- com>
To: "'Stephen Arrants'" <steve -at- mbfbioscience -dot- com>, "'William Sherman'" <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>, <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 09:39:58 -0400

Right on Steve.....

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Stephen Arrants
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 9:31 AM
To: William Sherman; salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: What is happening to us -- was RE: What's wrong with this
headline?

William Sherman says:

> As such, it impacts our jobs in that fewer people seem to view
> technical writers as a profession and as worth any money. After all,
> everyone learned to write in third grade.

I think the "everyone can write, we learned it in the third grade" attitude
is a big part of the problem. I've been told "Well, he has a PhD and has
written journal articles.
So we know he can write." But can he write accurate, concise procedures? How
about creating any of the other documents needed?
Or will editing and rewriting take me more time than doing it myself?




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References:
What is happening to us -- was RE: What's wrong with this headline?: From: William Sherman
RE: What is happening to us -- was RE: What's wrong with this headline?: From: Stephen Arrants

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