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From: <terry -at- terrydiederich -dot- com>
> My education has been primarily computer science although I have
> couple tech writing classes since college. Will not having an
> background in writing be a problem?
Only to people you don't want to work for anyways.
> I'm putting together a portfolio but I don't have a lot to put
> right now. When I was doing most of my writing for my previous
> didn't think about some day pursuing a writing career so I
> anything for a portfolio. I've also had to sign some
> agreements for a couple projects so any writing I did for those
> be available anyway. Is it legitimate to just write some pieces
> sole purpose of putting it into my portfolio?
> Does anyone who made the transition from programmer to writer
> advice for me?
Remember you can write most any sort of thing, and when they have
your book on Oprah send me a copy.
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