Re: Famous tech. communicators in literature?

Subject: Re: Famous tech. communicators in literature?
From: Caryn Rizell <caryn -at- HPPTC95 -dot- ROSE -dot- HP -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 1995 15:57:22 PST

Karen:

As a big mystery reader, I am curious: who are these
writers that are also tech writers?

Caryn Rizell
caryn -at- hpptc95 -dot- rose -dot- hp -dot- com


> Michael Keene said:
> > On Tue, 24 Jan 1995, David Dubin wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > The only technical communicator in literature that I
> > > could suggest, with a bit of latitude, was Isaac Asimov.
> >
> > Didn't Alex Haley work as a writer for the Navy? Not sure what he wrote
> > for them, and of course that doesn't make him a "tech. comm. *in*
> > lit."--but it might be close.

> I know of at least 5 mystery writers that were/are tech writers.

> Karen
> karenk -at- netcom -dot- com

> "One can dabble, but one needn't plunge."


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