Re: Re[2]: Getting Into Computer Game Book Writing

Subject: Re: Re[2]: Getting Into Computer Game Book Writing
From: mhunterk -at- BNA -dot- COM
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 1998 15:44:14 -0500

I wrote (for an anonymous friend):
> > I'm starting to think about a career change to documenting software
> > games. Could you ask your tech writing list about this?
> >
> > I want to know about working conditions, pay, deadlines, SMEs, etc.
> > Also, how much midnight oil do game documenters burn?

David Castro <techwrtr -at- crl -dot- com> wrote privately to me:
> I remember that post, and if I recall correctly, you got one response
> that indicated that game companies don't pay well, aren't run well, and
> don't give the writers enough time to put something decent together. Or
> am I remembering the response to a different, but similar, post?
>
David is right. I didn't remember it, but I looked in the archive and there it
was, large as life and twice as natural. Thanks for catching that, David -- and
for consenting to my posting it!

Melissa ("If I Only Had a Brain") Hunter-Kilmer
mhunterk -at- bna -dot- com
(standard disclaimer)




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