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Subject:Re: Having Writers Block From:Linda Castellani <castle -at- CRL -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 17 Jan 1997 10:19:14 -0800
On Fri, 17 Jan 1997, Yvonne DeBellotte wrote:
> I need some information since I am new to the freelance writers
> 2. Also what is a 'tear sheet'? Is it the same as a writing sample?
Whoever asked for the tear sheet has a background in print media.
In fact, the only use of "tear sheet" that I'm familiar with has to
do with advertising. A tear sheet in advertising is proof that
your advertisement ran in the specified publication on the specified
I've never seen it used in the tech writing industry at all.
It *sounds* like someone wants it to mean the same thing as a
writing sample, but I'd have to know the context to say for sure.