Re: FrameMaker Experience

Subject: Re: FrameMaker Experience
From: Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- covad -dot- net>
To: Beth Agnew <beth -dot- agnew -at- senecac -dot- on -dot- ca>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 00:41:47 -0700

Beth Agnew wrote:
> In addition to finding volunteer projects as was suggested, you can grab
> yourself a bunch of unformatted text from Project Gutenberg's archive of
> public domain material.
> You can then practice all your Frame skills while making a challenging
> portfolio piece out of it. You can do everything from choosing the
> template and style for the text to sourcing graphics for it.
> Most employers don't much care how you learned FrameMaker (techwriters
> are supposed to be able to learn software products quickly on their own
> anyway) but what you can do with it. Showing them a finished book would
> convince them of your skills, and you can take credit for every bit of
> it -- even rewriting the content if you choose to do so.
> --Beth

that's a very cool suggestion!
(now, I gotta get going on that myself...)

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