Fame, Fortune, and Technical Writing

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Fri, 2009-10-30 11:00

This presentation will provide practical tips on how to break into the technical writing field, advance open source, and pay one's bills. The presentation will discuss:

* finding one's passion and an associated open source project
* getting your writing (and name) out there
* finding paid work
* when and how to get your first book deal
* things I wish I had known before writing that first book
* tips to ease the pain of writing a book
* working collaboratively
* promoting your favourite open source project through writing