Getting Acquainted With The Field

Subject: Getting Acquainted With The Field
From: R C <vidyarani2 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sun, 09 Nov 2014 14:13:10 -0600

Hi all,
I just joined this list and apologize if what I'm about to ask isn't a proper topic for it. I'm considering entering the technical writing profession, and was wondering if anyone here can suggest resources for information on what writers do (specifically in information technology). There's alot online about the career generally, but I wanted to know what people do on a day to day basis and their attitudes towards the field. I guess I'm basically looking to shoot the breeze with one (preferably more) working tech writers about their work and how they like it. Also, I have heard that more of these projects are being outsourced. Are job seekers feeling this at present / seeing fewer job opportunities?

Best Regards.

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