Chapter 1: My Career Gone

Footnote: Freelance Work History

1976-91: Self Employed, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire - S/W Developer

Self-employed, trading as: Morton Technical Services
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire - Aug 76 to Apr 1991
Technical Writer

Early in 1976, I, together with a colleague at work, stumbled across an opportunity to write a user manual for an early television tennis game unit. We did this job 'out of hours' and completed it successfully. In June, I was offered another 'on the side' job out of the blue writing an overview manual for a private data network for British Steel. This job proved too big to be done part time, so I started my own business, trading under the style of Morton Technical Services.

Since then I have completed a large number of freelance technical documentation assignments for my clinets' software projects. I have also had 15 professional sub­contractors working through EBS with as many as 7 working at any given time. Over that 15 years I acquired excellent office facilities and established a very effective modus operandi for providing my services.

Parent Document | ©April 1994 Robert John Morton