Re: Do editors need to be techies?

Subject: Re: Do editors need to be techies?
From: Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 1997 20:53:29 PST

Are we talking about copy-editors, technical editors, acquisitions
editors, or managing editors? The latter three all need some technical
knowledge. The more the better. Knowledge good: ignorance bad.

At some point you may want to be able to be the one putting together
the documentation plan, handing out the assignments, and managing the
budget. This can hardly be done if you can't tell a transistor
from a transvestite.

-- Robert
Robert Plamondon, High-Tech Technical Writing, Inc.
36475 Norton Creek Road * Blodgett * Oregon * 97326
robert -at- plamondon -dot- com * (541) 453-5841 * Fax: (541) 453-4139

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