Tech Writing Problems

Subject: Tech Writing Problems
From: Herman Holtz <holtz -at- CLARK -dot- NET>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 1995 17:21:09 -0500

I am interested in starting a thread here of the most common and most
difficult problems tech writers encounter and must overcome--e.g., poor
or nonexistent source data, inaccessibility of those whom you would wish
to interview to gather data, lack of standards for the product you must
produce, and/or any other problems you have experienced. Even if you do
not have any remedies to offer, the problems are worth surfacing and
discussing. (I suspect that some of today's problems are different than
the ones I and my fellow scribblers encountered a few years ago.)

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Herman Holtz [holtz -at- clark -dot- net]: Marketing Consultant/Proposal Specialist,
Writing & Ghost Writing Services, 35 years experience. Author of 60+
professional/business books, including best-selling How to Succeed as an
Independent Consultant (Wiley). PO Box 1731, Wheaton, MD 20915. Tel:
301-649-2499. Fax: 301-649-5745.

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