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Author Topic: A Code writer writes a book.  (Read 1881 times)

oldfart

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A Code writer writes a book.
« on: July 08, 2008, 12:44:23 PM »
I just read an interesting article in Time magazine about a coder who has written a best seller.  Author David Wroblewski has written a novel titled  The Story of Edgar Sawtelle.  The Time article didn't really review the book, it discussed Mr. Wroblewski's method of writing and the difference between writing programs and writing fiction.  Its a short but interesting article.  I haven't read the book so I can't speak to his talents as a writer but it is his first book and it made the best seller list.
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A Software Dude Is a Best Seller
Tuesday, Jul. 08, 2008 By JOSH QUITTNER
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Re: A Code writer writes a book.
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2008, 09:32:59 PM »
Thanks for pointing this out.  It's an interesting thought, how much alike and how dissimilar are the two approaches.
I wonder if he has best-seller software.