Re: Creativity in Technical Communications (short)

Subject: Re: Creativity in Technical Communications (short)
From: Robert Plamondon <robert -at- PLAMONDON -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 1997 17:30:41 PST

Barb Philbrick writes:

>To me, the biggest difference between novel writing and technical
>writing is that if you write a novel, you write in a personal style
>and hope your audience finds you. In technical writing, you learn
>about your audience and write to its style.

I wonder how many successful novelists actually attempted to "develop
a personal style" as opposed to trying to tell stories that other
people would want to read.

-- Robert
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