With all news in the world right now, I find myself glued to my phone more than ever before. On top of my usual mindless scrolling, I’m actively seeking information for updates on the pandemic.
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.