Re: Editing, Smediting

Subject: Re: Editing, Smediting
From: Alethea Otero <aotero -at- NMT -dot- EDU>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 1997 13:52:20 -0600

Just remember: Us "cheap" labor college interns will probably take your
job someday!




On Thu, 17 Apr 1997, David Castro wrote:

> At 10:52 AM 4/17/97 -0400, Williams, Diane (contractor) wrote:
> >>>Tell me your answers to editing. How do you do it?<<
> >
> >Don't edit your own writing. Ask a fresh pair of eyes to it.
>
> If you are a lone technical writer, and have nobody who will take
> a look at it (and don't have resources to hire another technical
> writer), consider hiring an intern from your local college (my
> panacea--the cure for all ills!). They're usually cheap or free,
> and are a *truly* fresh set of eyes, most likely matching your
> lowest common denominator for lack of experience with your
> product.
>
>
> -David Castro
> techwrtr -at- crl -dot- com
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