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In order not to go crazy
writing for 35 years in college, you go out into the world
and work with real writers in the workplace who are writing
for real readers.
In the process you lose the theory
and the usual academic approach and discover the obvious
first principles of communicating useful information to people
who need it.
Then you write a textbook that focuses on these
fundamental concepts and techniques and you teach them
to students, whom you have in class for less than
40 hours, realizing how easy the principles are to learn
but how much practice it takes
before they become
Here’s that textbook, Mastering Workplace Writing (MWW).