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Subject:Re: Who's Job is it to Layout a Book? From:Sarah Stegall <stegall -at- TERAYON -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 16 Jul 1999 10:02:23 -0700
Not surprising, when most "reviewers" comment on the paint job and pay
no attention whatsoever to the content.
"Wing, Michael J" wrote:
> Could it be that your client would rather have you spend your billable time
> working on content instead of fluff (layout)? Especially since they have a
> P.S. Yes, I'm one of those who think that too many Writers spend too much
> time fretting over the paint job and not nearly enough time working on the
> Michael Wing (mailto:mjwing -at- ingr -dot- com)
> Staff Writer/ Web Applications Developer
> Intergraph Corporation; Huntsville, Alabama
> > Greetings!
> > CONTEXT: I've just had my wings clipped at my new client to reformat their
> > books in a layout that, in my professional opinion, would be better. One
> > of
> > the arguments I was given was "You are a writer, so focus on the writing.
> > Layout, fonts, font styles, and the like are a questions of graphics and
> > are
> > to be handled by the Graphics department. You are not a Graphic Artist."
> > --
> > Be seeing you,
> > Dave
> > ---------------------------------------------
> > John David Hickey
> > Montreal, Quebec, Canada eh?
> From ??? -at- ??? Sun Jan 00 00:00:00 0000==