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Julie F. Hesselgesser wrote:
>I'd be interested to know how many of you have tried writing novels. I just
>started one this week after meeting a technical editor at the STC
>conference who was in the process of publishing a romance novel. (Thanks
>Colleeen.) I'm finding it's very easy to just let the words flow. The years
>of TW training have certainly helped me create nice readable sentences.
>Anyone else trying out their prose?
Is that Colleen Collins? She hired me for my first real, onsite tech-writing job.
Isn't she great?
I've written and published novels, but that started long before I became a t.w.
When I burned out on programming and wanted a career change, t.w. appealed
to me partly because of my writing background.