Crying over your work

16 08 2007

A fellow technical writer, editor, and all-round great person wrote this to me in an email today, and all I could think of was “How true!”. Thanks Suzanne for making me laugh.

I’m writing text for a website that deals with death. Whenever I research it I find a really sad eulogy somewhere that makes me cry. Not many writing jobs make me cry. Lots of editing jobs do …