From: "Frank Bemelman"
Subject: Re: Publishing engineering techniques?
Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2002 22:00:14 +0200
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"Chris Carlen" schreef in bericht
> My question: Is such a thing worth trying to publish in a journal, and
> if so, which ones might be appropriate? I am not currently subscribed
> to any EE journals or associations. I'm not even an EE. I have been
> considering subscribing to some, just to keep abreast, but haven't
> gotten to it yet. I wonder if my document is on a relatively trivial
> subject, and so wouldn't be worth publishing. It seems journals publish
> mostly cutting edge stuff. My paper will be old-hat, just a different
Magazine editors love contributions, old hat or new hat. Some months
ago I just had an idea, even posted it here, and got spanked, but had
sent it to a magazine also. Not more than a few lines, really.
I got an email from them, asking for my adress, so they could send
me a contract, offering some money (!). I answered they could have
the 'idea' for free, just one condition from my side, they had to
buy a large cake and share that with the entire editorial department,
as these folks really deserve that, making a good magazine each
month - not an easy job imo.
Regulations required I had to sign a contract anyway, so we agreed
they send me a contract for "0" Euro. I'm really proud of that, never
had to sign a contract for zero money ;) I altered the contract before
signing and returing it, added a line that they had to buy that cake
and eat it.
Send it to a magazine, if they reject it, nothing is lost.
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