Re: "Technical Writing Could Be a Great Encore Career"

Subject: Re: "Technical Writing Could Be a Great Encore Career"
From: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Kaylin Tristano <kaylintristano -at- quadax -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:14:44 -0400

Technical writing has been my career pretty much from the get-go. I found
out about it in college and pretty much never looked back.

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 8:23 AM, Kaylin Tristano <kaylintristano -at- quadax -dot- com>
wrote:

> "Invoice Cosby" has so much potential for humor and yet is a very
> disappointing Google search given his recent adventures.
>
> On a serious note, it seems like tech writing *is* a
> second/encore/what-have-you career for a lot of people (myself included). A
> quick Google search reveals lots of articles on how to become a technical
> writer generally speaking but not much aside from the aforementioned pretty
> sad attempt on the specific subject of transitioning to technical writing
> as a second career. I wonder if it merits talking about further?
>
> Kaylin Tristano | Quadax Technical Communication Specialist
> Twitter: @theleastshrew
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> Date: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:38:33 -0400
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> On Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:01:37 -0400, Andrew Warren <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
> >>Another article on the same site, one about humor, refers to "Invoice
> >>Cosby." If you put Bill Cosby through a thesaurus and don't worry about
> >>what happens, that's the sort of thing you get. Worse, if you Google for
> >>"Invoice Cosby" you get a stinking plethora of hits, presumably ALL of
> >>them from stinking click farms.
>
> >>Until today I had not realized how much a plethora could stink.
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