Re: Postscript to "$3 a page" saga

Subject: Re: Postscript to "$3 a page" saga
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 Apr 2004 15:08:27 -0400

Michele Davis wrote:
> As I've been following this thread, I want to offer my opinion. I
> wouldn't hire you again, you come across altogether too desperate,
> kind of whiny and complaining. The publisher slammed you, and I feel
> that they didn't want another rant about how you'd be a good worker
> for
> them in the future, you should have just dropped it. It feels like
> have to get the last word in to this publisher, and they won't
> that, you're not kissing their backside, you're justifying your
> behaviour.

I have every right to justify behavior that was professionally called
for, such as asking questions when the publisher was vague and

> I've learned the hard way to keep it sweet and simple. Something
> the lines of: "Thanks XXXX for your feedback, and I look forward to
> hearing from you in the future. Bonnie"

Not after I've just been financially screwed by them; under other
circumstances, yes.

> I just read this to my husband and he said that perhaps you will
> become defensive by what I'm saying. I hope not, I hope you
> understand that I'm trying to help you out. For me, I've learned the
> most when people have
> told me I'm barrelling down the wrong path.

I can separate out a difference of opinion from personal attack. ; )

> Consider burying a blog on your website for rants about things that
> upset you.

Sorry to have burdened you all with this.

Bonnie Granat


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Postscript to "$3 a page" saga: From: Bonnie Granat
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