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Subject:RE: Technical writing and Other kinds of writing From:MAGGIE SECARA <SECARAM -at- mainsaver -dot- com> To:"'Meyers, Patrick (GES SF)'" <meyerpa -at- exchange -dot- ml -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Fri, 22 Oct 1999 13:28:24 -0700
Sure. I'm a writer. I put words in a row. (If that's glorified typing,
I'll take my glory now, please.) So around here I do sales and marketing
crap every now and then, when I can't get my boss to save me from the Sales
Manager. It's not my strong point, but I know how to do it. My real job is
documenting our software, a large multi-moduled and ever-expanding
maintenance management application. So you know, a nice fat user manual,
online help, the usual stuff in that arena.
I'm also working on my second novel. I write and have even published a bit
of poetry, and I manage part of a writers' area on AOL where I also teach
from time to time.
No big deal. It's just what I do <shrug>. Just out of curiosity, why do
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Meyers, Patrick (GES SF) [SMTP:meyerpa -at- exchange -dot- ml -dot- com]
> Sent: Friday, October 22, 1999 7:59 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Technical writing and Other kinds of writing
> Also, I was wondering if anyone on this list crosses back and forth
> tech wriing and other kinds of writing like straight copy or report
> for businessess and such, or even journalistic writing?