Re: Writing Samples

Subject: Re: Writing Samples
From: JGREY <JGREY -at- MADE2MANAGE -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 25 Mar 1998 07:58:42 -0500

Mark Baker (mbaker -at- omnimark -dot- com) wrote:

>Not by me. If a writer shows me a manual they wrote for another
company,
>what am I looking at? Is it a sample of that company's house style? If
so,
>then it tells me nothing about the writer's style. Is it a sample of
the
>writer's own style? Then all that proves is that the writer cannot
write to
>house style. And how am I supposed to tell the difference?

If a sample is the writer's own style, all it shows is that you have no
*evidence* that the writer can write to house style.

Peace,
jim

jim grey \ Documentation Manager
Made2Manage Systems, Inc. \ jgrey -at- made2manage -dot- com




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