Re: Writer Material

Subject: Re: Writer Material
From: Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 1995 06:32:17 PDT

>I once heard a saying that it's easier to teach a good writer how to be
>technical than it is to teach a technical person who lacks writing skills to
>be a good writer.

I disagree. But the "technical person" probably already has a job that
pays pretty well, unlike the non-technical writer, so he isn't as
motivated as the stereotypical starving Liberal Arts grad.

-- Robert
Robert Plamondon * Writer * robert -at- plamondon -dot- com * (408) 321-8771
4271 North First Street, #106 * San Jose * California * 95134-1215
"Writing is like plumbing -- even people who know how to do it will
pay top dollar to keep their hands clean."

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