Re: Looking for magazine suggestions

Subject: Re: Looking for magazine suggestions
From: Donald Le Vie <dlevie -at- VLINE -dot- NET>
Date: Wed, 30 Jun 1999 08:48:50 -0500

There aren't that many non-association magazines or journals at the
newsstand that focus on technical writing (I assume you already belong to
the STC and/or the IEEE Professional Communication Society). For PAID
subscriptions that have helped me in my information development/technical
communications efforts (in various and sundry ways), WIRED has been a pretty
good resource every now and then. Why don't you try subscribing to these
FREE magazines/journals that will help you have a better technical
understanding of your marketplace (which will definitely help your technical

Web Techniques (
Intelligent Enterprise (
Information Week (
Info World (
Internet Week (

Donn Le Vie
Director, Information Development
Integrated Concepts, Inc.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul Branchaud [SMTP:paul -at- ZEROKNOWLEDGE -dot- COM]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 1999 8:26 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Looking for magazine suggestions
> Happy Wednesday to all!
> One of the new perks my company has offered employees is paying for two
> magazines of professional interest. I know of only a small handful of
> magazines that appeal to Technical Writers, and I was wondering if my more
> informed counterparts could suggest some good mags that might help me
> become
> a better writer and communicator. I have searched through the TECHWR-L
> archives with only minimal success on this subject.
> We are developing a software product that is intended for a very wide
> audience base (from novice to very experienced). My tasks currently
> encompass writing online help and user docs (online for web purchases,
> paper
> delivery for retail product is still up in the air) and illustrating the
> docs (primarily with screenshots). There is also server-level
> documentation,
> primarily in the form of man pages. As the company and department grows, I
> will probably be dealing with some management or supervisory issues as
> well.
> I also readily admit that my planning skills need help.
> Is there a magazine (or two) that anyone can suggest will inform and help
> me
> in these areas?
> Many thanks in advance,
> Paul
> --------------------Zero-Knowledge: Nothing Personal--------------------
> Paul "RTFM Guy" Branchaud (mailto:paul -at- zeroknowledge -dot- com)
> Lead Technical Writer, Zero-Knowledge Systems
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