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Subject:Re: Who's the author? From:Herman Holtz <holtz -at- CLARK -dot- NET> Date:Tue, 14 Feb 1995 17:16:05 -0500
On Tue, 14 Feb 1995, Emily Skarzenski wrote:
> Here's another idea: *sneak* your name in somewhere. My favorite place is in
> screen grabs. When writing software manuals, I often have to come up with a
I have been doing books for commercial publication, but interestingly
enough, I have always used my own name, address, and telephone number
when creating illustrations, such as sample forms of various kinds.
Readers often call, somewhat incredulous when I answer the telephone
because they can't believe that the addresses and 'phone numbers in the
book are actual ones.
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