Re: any suggestions? (why not to be a TW)

Subject: Re: any suggestions? (why not to be a TW)
From: "Mark L. Levinson" <mark -at- MEMCO -dot- CO -dot- IL>
Date: Sun, 23 Mar 1997 13:29:07 -0800

This is your opportunity to promote your ideas, your
responsibilities, and the good work that you do--don't
blow it on some self-deprecating humor ( - Peggy)

** I'm with Peggy. If you think you can afford to be humorous
about the undesirability of being a technical writer because
you can assume everyone knows that technical writers in fact
deserve respect, you may be mistaken. In a lot of places, the
average programmer assumes that the reason you're a technical
writer is that you're not good enough to be a programmer. You
shouldn't run yourself down by emphasizing what a thankless
position you've had to settle for.

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