Re: Looking for Advice

Subject: Re: Looking for Advice
From: "Brad Jensen" <brad -at- elstore -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 10:04:37 -0600

----- Original Message -----
From: <terry -at- terrydiederich -dot- com>

> My education has been primarily computer science although I have
taken a
> 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
into it
> right now. When I was doing most of my writing for my previous
employers I
> didn't think about some day pursuing a writing career so I
didn't save
> anything for a portfolio. I've also had to sign some
> agreements for a couple projects so any writing I did for those
would not
> be available anyway. Is it legitimate to just write some pieces
for the
> sole purpose of putting it into my portfolio?
> Does anyone who made the transition from programmer to writer
have any
> advice for me?

Remember you can write most any sort of thing, and when they have
your book on Oprah send me a copy.

Brad Jensen

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