Re: Writing Projects

Subject: Re: Writing Projects
From: "Parker, Cassandra M. (EXCH)" <CMPARKER -at- INTERMEDIA -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 21 Dec 1998 15:52:35 -0500

Please publish on the list. I too am very interested in this
information. I have been trying to establish something like this at my

>Cassandra Parker
>Information Services - Tampa, FL
>Applications Delivery - QA
>(813) 829-6560

>From: Bruce Conway[SMTP:bconway -at- ISLAND -dot- NET]
>Sent: Saturday, December 19, 1998 10:04 PM
>Subject: Writing Projects
>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:
>1. Determine specs & audience
>2. Establish timelines
>3. Conduct interviews
>4. Draw outline
>5. Choose software/determine format (based on 1.) (e.g. Framemaker,
>HTML, SGML, Word)
>6. Gather resources (materials - dictionaries, verbal sources, Web
>7. Estimate cost
>8. Present first draft
>9. Edit/rewrite
>10. .......
>Bruce Conway, B.A. (Math/Pol Sci) - Tech Writer/Communicator
>Society for Technical Communication (STC)
>Vancouver Island Adv. Technology Centre
>Email : bconway -at- island -dot- net
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