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   Re: [xml-dev] Technical Book Slump

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> Yes.  That is what I am told as well by other authors.  In some cases, the 
> managing editors suspended support work (eg, technical editing) without 
> notification in the middle of a project.   Others paid up on work completed 
> to date and apologized.  How are authors being treated? 

I don't know how authors are being treated, but at least those
publishers for whom I've done technical editing don't pay their authors
very much. Either I'm overpaid, or the only way someone could write a
book is if she were independently wealthy or hopelessly unemployed.



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