RE: Tech writers with typewriters?

Subject: RE: Tech writers with typewriters?
From: "Nuckols, Kenneth M" <Kenneth -dot- Nuckols -at- mybrighthouse -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 12:46:48 -0400

Dan offered...

> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-219327 -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> 219327 -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Dan Goldstein
> Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2005 8:22 AM
> Subject: Tech writers with typewriters?
> Thanks to Jonny Benjamin of the Techshoret list for finding this one:
> "For freelancers, there are few costs. You need access to a typewriter
> or word processor and a phone. A fax machine or fax bureau is also
> useful. And that's really all you need. Some technical writers rarely
> even see clients -- the work comes in the post! Virtually every penny
> you earn is profit."

And to prove this ivory tower actually exists, our crack research team
(or is that our research team on crack?) sought out a diplomate of the
Intstitute of Technical Writing. Proudly the budding Tech Writer showed
us an example of his work, and let me tell you folks we might all be out
of a job if we don't get our own certification from the Institute. Just
look at this writing sample one of their top graduates produced:

(copy and paste into your browser if the link doesn't work directly from
the e-mail)...


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