R fanatics invited to write for Packt

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Packt Publishing is looking for potential authors who are fanatical about R project for statistical computing. No previous writing experience necessary, just enthusiasm for the subject and an ability to put their expertise into words.

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Open Source Publisher, Dr. Douglas Paterson says: “the capabilities of R are so broad that a wide range of books on different topics and for varying skill levels will prove a valuable resource to the community.”

Packt Publishing is looking for R enthusiasts with an interest in writing to become authors. No previous writing experience is necessary, just expert knowledge and a passion for the R project.

The capabilities of R programming language are diverse and there are many topic areas people want to learn about, whether they simply want solutions to problems or the general principles of a topic.

Potential authors may have expertise in building statistical or graphing applications with R software environment, or in a particular field where R is frequently used. They may know how to make advanced graphics or maps with R, to perform advanced analytics, or how R can best be used in an enterprise environment. All of these topics could become much more accessible if there were relevant resources available.

Packt aims to publish books that will make R and its capabilities accessible, and is inviting people with knowledge of using R to provide clear and friendly instructions for people starting out, and to help people with more demanding needs master the secrets of professionals.

Open Source Publisher, Dr. Douglas Paterson says: “the capabilities of R are so broad that a wide range of books on different topics and for varying skill levels will prove a valuable resource to the community.”

Packt is looking for authors who have an expert understanding of R as well as an ability to put their knowledge into words. Although no previous authoring experience is necessary, experience writing tutorials, blogs or giving presentations on the subject would be an advantage.

To register interest in writing for Packt please email author(at)packtpub(dot)com. Packt runs an Open Source Project Royalty scheme so writing for Packt will also benefit the Open Source community.

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Joanna Finchen
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