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Subject:GETTING STARTED From:Gregg Roberts <gregg -dot- roberts -at- TPOINT -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 27 Oct 1994 10:51:27 -0600
I am starting a freelance career as a technical writer (esp. on computer apps)
in Austin, Texas, and I wonder what listmembers recommend as the best, recent
book on every aspect of doing this: the business side and the how-to side.
What are the major formats, types of document, etc.? I know many key
principles common to all writing, such as "consider your audience," "K.I.S.S.,"
etc. but I want to decrease the chances of getting thrown a curve when I
interview for the next contract. What computer stuff should I study to be most
marketable here (or even Net-wide)?