What not to write when you have no content

Subject: What not to write when you have no content
From: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 11:48:28 -0700 (PDT)

I saw an article on the Web and could not believe my
eyes until I went to the alleged source. I found this:


In the past, I've seen instances of writers using
greeking or other forms of meaningless content to bulk
out draft documents, in order to get a more accurate
page count for the final, or to get page breaks set in
advance. Sometimes, people forget to comb out their
spurious content - I think that is what we have here.
This highlights the need for outside reviews and for
writers to not try to edit their own work.


Keith Hood
Senior (only) tech writer
ACS, Inc.

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