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Marilynne Smith said:
> A word of advice: the things you learn about writing while you write a
> thesis are only good for writing other theses. They should be shed when you
> enter the work world. <smile>
Really? I should forget about deadlines, consideration of audience,
clear visual presentation of information, and how to put in lots of
detail without making my sentences too long or clutttered?
I wrote an M.A. thesis and a Ph.D. dissertation, both in linguistics,
and I found the experience a really solid basis for technical writing.