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Tech-writing novelists was RE: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness
Subject:Tech-writing novelists was RE: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness From:"Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com> To:<techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 10 Jul 2009 14:17:07 -0400
42 short stories written, 4 sold, years ago.
1.8 novels completed, but don't ask me about the remaining 0.2 till the
kids grow up.
Either way, all tech writing is fiction. :-)
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> From: Sarah Stegall
> Sent: Friday, July 10, 2009 1:54 PM
> To: TECHWR-L Writing
> Subject: RE: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness
> I co-wrote three books, which spent several weeks on the NY
> Times Best Seller list; my name is on the title page. They
> had nothing to do with technology, but they got me my first
> technical writing assignment, from a software manager who
> loved The X-Files. I can't see that they've done much for me
> since then, at least not in the tech writing world.
> As for writing books, are there any technical writers on this list who
> *don't* have a Great American Novel in progress? All the ones
> I've worked with over the last few years have one in the
> works. I'm on my fourth.
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