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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 10 Dec 1997 11:58:57 -0500
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>The Guild's Sourcebook only worked (sic) because a few people basically did
>ALL the work for free, allowing us to each buy pages that were really below
>market value.  The Serbin AMI arrangement, while it didn't work for many of
>us, was cheaper than we could ever do it on our own, as your Science
>Insights President, Marlene, just told you.  Marlene got a lot of numbers
>on doing it on our own again but they were all VERY high.  We cannot go
>back to the days of slave labor.  Whoever is out there thinking, Oh I'll do
>it --don't even think it, just shoot yourself first.

Clara is absolutely right....

But I will say in defense of all that work we did.  We were younger (no
kids), and we wanted the experience.  Doing the Creative Source Diretory
took me from knowing very little about color printing and 4-color theory,
to knowing enough to get me my present Art Director job (and making me feel
pretty  secure in holding on to it, because now I know more than anybody
here, except one printing specialist in this establishment!)

It ultimately was a worth while investment of my time, but it sure hurt
while I was doing it!


Britt Griswold
Graphics And Publications
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 253  Bldg. 8  Rm. N15
Greenbelt, MD 20771

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