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Re: Post about a creative writer who went into tech writing for a spell
Subject:Re: Post about a creative writer who went into tech writing for a spell From:Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> Date:Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:34:47 -0400
I didn't even know there was such a thing as tech writing until my final
year in college. I was working on an English degree, and the university
offered it in two "concentrations", one in literature and one in writing.
There were a variety of writing classes, but only one in technical writing.
Once I found out about it, I never looked back. I was _born_ to be a tech
On Fri, Oct 23, 2015 at 3:16 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> I don't know any, and suspect that most would-be poets, novelists and
> screenwriters would consider going into technical writing an admission of
> failure in their chosen field and be reluctant to admit it.
> I do know a couple of tech writers who have managed to sell creative works
> they've done on the side, though.
> Gene Kim-Eng
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