April 01, 2004

Tech writing?

Hmm, technical writing. It's been a thought in the back of my head since, oh, maybe....junior year of high school, so I thought it was about time to talk to a real live tech writer.

Turns out, the extremely helpful woman that I talked to does a lot of editing and less writing than I thought. Her job is more about organization, the flow of papers, and helping them meet their final destination. She also does some editing and a lot of reviewing changes to manuscripts.

Oddly enough, this sounds strangely fun.

I'll keep you, my imaginary audience, posted on more informational interviews to come. I might even do a little shadowing once this portfolio jig is up.

Posted by Julie Young at April 1, 2004 11:04 PM
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Julie, since I taught tech writing for 5 years, feel free to drop by during my office hours sometime.

Posted by: Dennis G. Jerz at April 2, 2004 02:36 PM

imaginary audience? I am certainly not imaginary, am I? ;^)

Posted by: Karissa at April 2, 2004 09:22 PM

I can connect you to talk to some more tech writers if you would like.

Posted by: Brian at April 3, 2004 01:06 PM

Karissa, you are definitely not invisible. :D

Posted by: Julie at April 3, 2004 10:39 PM
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