Re: HELP! A monumental pickle

Subject: Re: HELP! A monumental pickle
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Kirk Turner <royj -at- alltel -dot- net>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 06:57:11 -0800 (PST)

> maybe. All I need is a polished first draft by Monday
> to show the Governor's people. If you were in my shoes,
> what would you do?

First...calm down, you will NOT be ruined as a technical writer and
independant contractor...the worst that will happen is you'll be
fired and you'll have a 10 month gap in your resume when you omit
this gig.

Second, you asked what we would do. Here's what I would do.

I could get 1,000 pages of Word document into FM in about a day and
clean up all the styles in another day. At that point, you have one
more day to do whatever it is you ned to clean it up.

Generate a PDF to show the Gov's people...they won't know what you
are writing in.

This will not be easy and expect to work a LARGE number of hours
between now and Monday. But that's what I would do. Others may have
other suggestions.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer

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