TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
In case ya'll want to get the specifics on the workshop I mentioned here
is some contact information:
American Management Association
11221 Roe Avenue
Leawood, KS 66211-1748
e-mail: cust_serv -at- amanet -dot- org
The workshop title is: How to Write User Manuals: A Technical-writing
and if you want to reference the Mpls workshop number it was KZN7056.
Other upcoming locations are:
Kansas City, MO -kzn7051
Oak Lawn, IL-kzn7053
Omaha - kzn70532
The other thing that was nice was the price -$139 per person.
> From: Nancy G. Feraldi[SMTP:NGF334T -at- wpgate -dot- smsu -dot- edu]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 29, 1997 10:36 AM
> To: julie_tholen -at- cnt -dot- cnt -dot- com; TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Blatant Plug -Reply
> And Julie, where might that workshop be . . . in your little corner of
> >>> Julie Tholen <julie_tholen -at- CNT -dot- COM> 10/29/97 10:07am >>>
> If anyone is looking for a good one-day workshop for new writers or
> just to get their own juices flowing, I'm giving a plug for the
> Thompson "How to Write a Technical Manual" workshop. I attended it
> yesterday, and thought that it was terrific! The trainer, Mandi
> was a big factor in the workshop's success, but it was chock-full of
> interesting tips and strategies.
> Julie T.
> Posts: mailto:techwr-l -at- listserv -dot- okstate -dot- edu
> Commands: mailto:listserv -at- listserv -dot- okstate -dot- edu (e.g. SIGNOFF
> Archives: http://listserv.okstate.edu/archives/techwr-l.html,
> Subjects: JOB:, QUESTION:, SUMMARY:, ANNOUNCE:, or none of these.