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.
Subject:Writing Projects From:Bruce Conway <bconway -at- ISLAND -dot- NET> Date:Sun, 20 Dec 1998 03:04:17 +0000
I'm looking for a check-off list of to-do's in approaching writing
projects in general, with mainly manual writing, or online help in
mind. More accurately, if someone asked the question in a job
interview: "How do you approach writing projects." Other than saying,
"Very gingerly", I need a basic template, or procedure that might work
in all technical writing projects. I guess it would look better as a
flowchart, but I'm assuming there is an intelligent way of expressing
this to prospective employers.
A quick brainstorming list (not in any logical order) might yield
something (very infantile) like: