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From: rebecca siegel <rebecca -at- ZLOGIC -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 1996 09:58:01 -0500

Deborah Holmes wrote:

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> >>>. Judging by all the responses, NOBODY sets out
> >>>to be a technical writer; it sort of happens.

> >I beg to differ. Although I personally didn't set out to be a technical
> >writer, I know plenty of folks who did. It's *the* hot profession here
> >in Israel for native English speakers.

> Hi, Rebecca,

> It may be the *hot* profession, but I bet those native
> speakers of English who are tech writers in Israel
> had other interests in high school and
> college as well as other kinds of jobs on their resumes.

> Deborah

> Technical Writer
> Boston Technology

> My opinions, mine all mine.

Hi Deborah,

I didn't write that response that you just sent me (I'm not even
in Israel!), so you'd best resend your opinion to the proper

By the way, since I got into this conversation by accident: *I* for one
set out to be a technical writer. I did it during high school and
college as a part time job, and got a full-time tech writing position
when I graduated from collete. Aside from a brief sabbatical when I got
Master's in Linguistics, I've been at it ever since. Am I the only one?


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