Re: Writing guides

Subject: Re: Writing guides
From: Margaret Cekis <margaret -dot- cekis -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: Katarina Bovin <office -at- abc-tech -dot- se>
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 20:30:47 +0000 (UTC)

Katarina Bovin asked about Writing guides:

"Do you have any opinion of the style guides; the Chicago Manual of Style
and the GPO Style Manual? Then I would be delighted to share your view.
...Which one of thee two would you chose if you are a technical writer,
writing for a global audience, not just USA?"
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Katarina:
For a global audience, I might consider The Economist Style Guide, which is available in print. (You can probably preview it on Amazon.com.) It was also available online at www.economist.com until a few days ago, but it has been temporarily removed while The Economist's website is being reconfigured with a new CMS. It's expected to be available online again in a few days. Unless the US market will provide the bulk of your company's sales, your company may not want their documentation style to favor the US.
Margaret Cekis, Johns Creek GA

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