FWD: authors wanted

Subject: FWD: authors wanted
From: "S. Cottrell" <steph -at- SCOTTRELL -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 1997 11:16:57 -0700

Please reply to Carole McClendon for more information. Her email address
is mcclend -at- dsp -dot- net


> Experienced writers wanted for participation in various Microsoft
>Certification related training and test preparation materials. Current
>topics include Networking Essentials and Windows NT 4.0 Workstation, with
>IIS 4.0 following later this year.
> Seeking Windows NT- and networking-savvy contributors to handle anywhere
>from two to five chapters each, where chapters are due weekly. MCSE
>certification preferred, but writers must have passed the MCP tests for
>whichever topic(s) they w3rite about.
> Each chapter pays $800 (terms: net 30 after publisher acceptance), and
>includes a number of required elements:
> * 20-30 pages of chapter text
> * writer must supply sketches or scans of illustrations and diagrams, plus
> screen shots, with written material, along with a graphics tracking
> * glossary of all technical terms introduced in the chapter (usually 4-8
> * 25-30 review questions for mastery, with separate answer key (usually 6-
>10 pp)
> * 3-4 hands-on exercises for concept solidification and to learn software
> (usually 6-10 pp)
> * 2-3 case study scenarios based on chapter content to foster analytical
> troubleshooting skills (6-8 pp)
>Note: page count is based on publisher's template, which uses double-spacing
>(so actual page count is about 1/2 of page counts mentioned above).
> Contributors will receive acknowledgement for their efforts in the Credits
>section of each book; any contributor who writes 4 or more chapters for any
>title can negotiate for additional payment, from post-advance income. For
>the IIS project, cover credit may be possible, depending on level of
S. Cottrell
Technical and Business Writer
steph -at- scottrell -dot- com

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