Addresses how writing issues are constructed in working lives, focusing on computers in the workplace. Part I illustrates how people write daily within various computer environments. Part II, on electronic challenges to traditional notions of writers, discusses issues such as ownership, automation and its effects on the writing process, and hypertext. Part III looks at links between workplaces and the academy. Part IV examines approaches to theory and research of computers and writing in organizational settings. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.