Re: Introduction and Tech Writing Horror Story [Long]

Subject: Re: Introduction and Tech Writing Horror Story [Long]
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- ROGERS -dot- WAVE -dot- CA>
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 1997 23:25:59 -0800

On Sat, 30 Aug 1997 19:28:56 -0400, Bruce Byfield wrote:

>>Most people are very ignorant about writing,
>>and assume that people who want to write fiction are either >hard-drinking reporter types or pale, sensitive artist types.
>
>On the other hand, if you've done a bit of all sorts of writing, that
>can be an asset, especially if the job you're applying for includes both
>tehcnical writing and marketing communications. In these cases,
>employers often want versatility.

I would think that, in the latter case, a background in writing fiction
would be a major asset!

(Sorry.... I know a lot of you were THINKING it... SOMEone had to say
it!)



Your friend and mine,
Matt
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