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Subject:RE: What not to write when you have no content From:"Mike Schmidt" <mschmidt -at- weathercentral -dot- tv> To:"Suzette Leeming" <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com>, "Keith Hood" <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> Date:Wed, 16 Aug 2006 15:24:08 -0500
I'd been working on my supervisor for some time. I finally went over his
head, with his blessing but with no help from him, and his supervisor
gave me a flat 'no' with the
Well, now there's a new guy in between and he seems like he might be a
bit more agreeable to it. I think maybe my son might get sick a few
times and I might just happen to have some critical work at home with me
and might just get it done "real good" and show them how well I work in
an uninterrupted environment.
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On Behalf Of Suzette Leeming
Sent: Wednesday, August 16, 2006 3:10 PM
To: Keith Hood
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: What not to write when you have no content
I wonder where I can get a copy to give my daughter!
On 8/16/06, Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> 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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