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Subject:Geoff Hart's letter From:Marsha Kamish <MKamish -at- STEWART -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 10 Feb 1999 11:22:05 -0600
Sorry for the duplication by cross-posting.
Geoff, I enjoyed reading your letter to the editor in the Technical
Communication Journal (STC, First Quarter 1999). When I saw your name at
the end I felt as though I had run into an old friend! I don't think your
assertion that we need to inspire the reader to keep reading is outrageous
at all. Just something I need to remind myself every so often. I agree
that the reader needs to take some responsibility for the communication
effort but every time I broach that concept with others I get deluged with
excuses. Maybe if I try to explain it with your letter as reference I'll
have better luck. Thanks!
Marsha G. Kamish
Landata Systems, Inc.
mkamish -at- stewart -dot- com