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bb> I would be interested in hearing from those tech writers who
bb> work out of their home.
I really enjoy the freedom but put much effort into keeping contact to
colleagues. E.g., I am quite active in my professional society (tekom here in
bb> Do you have difficulty finding work?
This is definitely a problem that I partially solve by being very well known
and by trying to keep my customers happy. This way a few jobs come in without
any efforts from my side. This is important as there are times when you cannot
worry about aquisition.