Re: Sample document creation for contract position

Subject: Re: Sample document creation for contract position
From: Dossy Shiobara <dossy -at- panoptic -dot- com>
To: Melissa Lowery-Smith <artsyreader -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2009 12:47:42 -0400

On 3/20/09 11:35 AM, Melissa Lowery-Smith wrote:
>[...] I was recently asked to create a 10-15 page document (they
> referred to it as a technical test) [...] I pulled my name out of
> consideration for the role, but I am wondering how other writers
> would have responded to this situation.

Write the first, a middle page or two, and last page. Submit those as
an example of your work for the document as well as your writing sample.

Sounds like a reasonable compromise, demonstrates your ability, and
writing 3-4 pages for a TW shouldn't be a challenge.

Dossy Shiobara | dossy -at- panoptic -dot- com |
Panoptic Computer Network |
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