Some of you know that I’ve been working on a complete reboot of my employer’s website. It’s a project that has been dragging on for about 10 months, delayed several times by changes in the exec team. We now have an approved live date coming up shortly. As a result, I’m eyebrow-deep in proofreading copy I wrote nearly a year ago, reviewing executive comments and suggestions, revising as needed, and compiling a master set of changes for the webmaster to work from.

You know what? I’m stunned by the sheer volume of copy I generated for this project — the printouts fill a 1.5-inch binder. If only I could be that prolific with fiction….

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  1. lazscott

    August 29, 2008 at 12:41am

    I hear ya, sister

    I’m certain the procedures manuals, sample essays, and other course materials I’ve generated would equal the length of two books.

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  2. timwb

    August 29, 2008 at 7:27pm

    Maybe the reason why you hadn’t been so prolif for fiction is that writing so much copy burned you out.

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  3. fireguarder

    August 30, 2008 at 1:18am

    Are you sure that at least some of the copywriting isn’t fiction? 😉

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