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One writer shares why she ventured into an unfamiliar market -- and why you should, too.
By Amanda Layman Low -
June 16, 2014
In the writing family, we have the sulky hippie named poetry, the happy hippie named prose, the charismatic feature writer and the professorial book author. Somewhere in the corner is the technical writer, the unsexy cousin, wearing a gray polo and muttering words like "pursuant" and "henceforth." Nobody knows exactly what he does, but it's bound to be boring.