Re: Engineers and Writers

Subject: Re: Engineers and Writers
From: Paula Puffer <techwrtr -at- CEI -dot- NET>
Date: Sat, 15 Mar 1997 14:19:56 -0600

Mike and Mike wrote:
>> Writing for us is functional, not artistic. The artistic side to
>> writing may be more suitable for other fields of writing.
>I don't think you can separate the two. There are plenty of rule-book
>toting dillettantes around who think they can write. Good writing,
>technical or otherwise, always has an artistic side to it.

I agree with Mike Dannenberg when he states that you can't seperate the two.
ON the flip side of what he said, good writing, technical or otherwise also
has a technical side to it. It has to or it wouldn't be believable.


Paula Puffer
techwrtr -at- cei -dot- net
Thesis Project: The UWC Online
Class Web page: RHET 1312

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