This post started off as an email to an upcoming college graduate with a major in English. As someone who also graduated with an English degree, this is advice I would have loved to get as a student. So, if you’re a current student or if you’re simply interested in technical writing as a career, this post is for you.
“Jiu-jitsu teaches us to be comfortable in uncomfortable situations. And this pandemic is an uncomfortable situation,” said Renato Tavares during a live video chat with my Brazilian jiu-jitsu instructor.
The title of this post is a portmantNO, but I couldn’t resist. My first adventure into 2019 was a fun bout of pneumonia. Actually, it wasn’t fun at all—it was miserable and I wouldn’t wish it on anyone but pneumonia itself.