RE: creating a portfolio -- writing samples

Subject: RE: creating a portfolio -- writing samples
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2011 16:36:46 -0500

No, I suppose you can't. The question then becomes, what are you willing
to do with someone else's documents without their permission?

Now flip it around. Imagine that you wrote a how-to book about tech
writing in your spare time, and submitted it to a publishing house. One
of their editors worked on it, and that same editor is looking for a
job. How do you feel about the editor using samples of your work without
your permission?


-----Original Message-----
From: Ed
Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2011 4:15 PM
To: Dan Goldstein; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: creating a portfolio -- writing samples

Dan, what do you do in cases where you already have a job, are looking
for another, and want to use your current work as an example? Can't
exactly ask the employer for permission then.




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References:
creating a portfolio -- writing samples: From: Toni Williams
Re: creating a portfolio -- writing samples: From: Richard Mateosian
RE: creating a portfolio -- writing samples: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: creating a portfolio -- writing samples: From: Ed

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