Re: Tech-Reading/Writing vs. Other Reading/Writing

Subject: Re: Tech-Reading/Writing vs. Other Reading/Writing
From: "Paul Strasser" <paul -dot- strasser -at- windsor-tech -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 10:05:55 -0600

> I wrote a mystery novel, but all the publishers rejected it. For some
> they objected to Figure 1-1, in which I showed the murder in a 3-D line
> drawing. They said the callouts gave away everything.
> Hmph! If they want ambiguity, maybe they should stick to P. D. James.

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was discarded (and the writer canned) when Orson Welles read, on page 3:
"For additional information on "Rosebud", see the glossary under 'Sleds.'"

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