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. :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> 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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Follow-Ups:

References:
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Erik Hare
RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Dana Worley
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Peter Neilson
Re: job-hunt weirdness: From: Dana Worley
RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Sarah Stegall
RE: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Leonard C. Porrello
Re: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Gene Kim-Eng
RE: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Sarah Stegall
Re: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Mike Starr
Re: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Mike McCallister
RE: Aging out was RE: job-hunt weirdness: From: Sarah Stegall

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