Re: Tech Writer - Introvert or Extrovert ?

Subject: Re: Tech Writer - Introvert or Extrovert ?
From: Marilynne Smith <marilyns -at- QUALCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 1998 18:33:50 -0800

Technical writers come in the full range of personalities. For example, I
would think that a successful tech writing consultant would be not only
skilled, but confident and outgoing - an extrovert.

At 6:28 PM -0800 3/30/98, Anthony Markatos wrote:
>To all Technical Writers:
>At the last STC meeting that I attended, the guest speaker talked about
>the attributes of a successful technical writing consultant. He said
>that it was important to be a "strong introvert". I did not ask him to
>further elaborate (primarily because I'm a technical writer and an
>extrovert). However, I've been thinking about that comment a lot. Is
>he right? Is the answer situation specific?
> Tony Markatos
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