Re: Tech Writer - Why called such?

Subject: Re: Tech Writer - Why called such?
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Anthony Markatos <tonymar -at- hotmail -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 1999 16:20:41 -0800 (PST)

Fiction writer -> Non-fiction writer -> Technical

> Why are we called Technical Writers? Technology is
> implementation; it is
> about design; it is about HOW the product works.

John Posada, Merck Research Laboratories
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