Re: Famous tech. communicators in literature?

Subject: Re: Famous tech. communicators in literature?
From: SuePStewrt -at- AOL -dot- COM
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 1995 09:37:03 -0500

MANY SF writers are technical writers; for example, Gene Wolfe (whose fiction
tends toward fantasy) and Jerry Pournelle (very much hard-edged SF). Those
two happen to spring to mind, but they are far from alone.

sue stewart


> 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


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