Re: Question from a re-virginized newbie

Subject: Re: Question from a re-virginized newbie
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: "W. Michael Webster" <getmike72 -at- me -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 10:20:38 -0800

Hi Mike,
I would jump back a bit from all the detailed study and find out what you
enjoyed the most about technical writing. Your 8 years of content
development and production experience is still more valid than any tools,
tricks, and techniques you can learn--unless you're like me, who's a tools
and techniques-trick pony who prefers systems and coding for reuse over
actual documentation writing.

Then, pick a couple of tools that work and migrate with them.


On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 10:25 AM, W. Michael Webster <getmike72 -at- me -dot- com>wrote:

> Hello all! I was a tech writer for 8 years before becoming a stay home dad
> for the last 5. I am venturing back into the field, rust in tow. My
> question is as follows: I have a limited amount of $ to spend on training,
> so given where the industry is headed, what utilit(ies) training should I
> pursue?
> Humbly,
> Mike
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