RE: Question about "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Technical Writing"

Subject: RE: Question about "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Technical Writing"
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2011 09:51:06 -0400

There are cheap, used copies for sale in good condition.

P.S.: I was amused that some Amazon reader-reviewers were offended by
the book's title.

P.P.S.: Oddly, this thread isn't in the TECHWR-L mailing list archive
for June 2011.

-----Original Message-----
From: Cardimon, Craig
Sent: Friday, June 10, 2011 12:54 PM
To: 'techwr-l -at- techwr-l -dot- com'
Subject: Question about "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Technical

Does anyone know if "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Technical Writing"
(2001), by Krista Van Laan and Catherine Julian, is going to be

The 10-year old book continues to earn solid reviews. The list price is
$16.95, but I've seen it selling for around $80.

I still have my copy on my desk. I had put so many sticky notes on so
many pages, I finally had to remove them.

I also highlighted so many passages, it looks like a Technicolor Dream

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