Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing"

Subject: Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing"
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 19:37:36 -0700

In the software industry, at least, a developer who can write can make
a lot more money writing software.

I've worked with two developers who switched to writing because they
preferred it. One of them had a tendency to turn everything into a
development project, which made him not very productive.

On Wed, Mar 23, 2016 at 7:11 PM, William Sherman
<bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com> wrote:
>

> If you were looking for technical writers, why choose between non-technical
> people who can write and technical people who can't? Wouldn't hiring
> technical people who can write be the desirable choice?
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RE: Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: Gene Kim-Eng
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Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: John G
Re: "Surviving the Dying Career of Technical Writing": From: William Sherman

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