Hi all,

On Tuesday 24 May 2011 22:57:27 Shlomi Fish wrote:
> Hi all,
> Can anyone here volunteer to write about Perl for http://perl.about.com/ ?
> It's been suffering from a lot of neglect, and my application for a writer
> there was rejected (see below).

Someone asked me (in private - :-( ) what my writing sample looked like, and 
since this was a form submission and it was a long time ago, I don't recall 
exactly, but I think they were these:

* http://www.shlomifish.org/lecture/Perl/Newbies/

* http://perl-begin.org/


        Shlomi Fish

> Regards,
>       Shlomi Fish
> ----------  Forwarded Message  ----------
> Subject: RE: Guide Application for [Perl]
> Date: Tuesday 24 May 2011, 18:01:03
> From: jm...@about.com
> To: shlo...@shlomifish.org, shlo...@gmail.com
> Shlomi,
> While we thank you for taking the time to apply to be an About.com Guide,
> we have decided not to accept your application for entry into Prep. A few
> common reasons why your application was not accepted include:
> * We are looking for someone with more professional writing experience.
> * We are looking for someone with more writing experience in the topic.
> * We are looking for someone with different qualifications.
> * The writing in the writing sample was not up to our standards or had
> typographical errors.
> If you feel that you did not represent yourself to your best advantage in
> your application and you wish to apply again, you are more than welcome to
> do so at http://beaguide.about.com.  In addition, you may also be
> interested in applying to be a writer for ConsumerSearch, a member of the
> About, Inc. group of companies looking for writers to join their teams. 
> If so, we encourage you to apply via the following link:
> * Consumer Search: http://www.consumersearch.com/www/jobs.html.
> Thanks again for your application,
> About.com Recruitment and Training Team
> -----------------------------------------

Shlomi Fish       http://www.shlomifish.org/
First stop for Perl beginners - http://perl-begin.org/

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