A lot of the work I do these days is writing and rewriting texts that we’re to use in our bids. Limited by formatting and word restrictions – this means that I spend parts of my days reworking rough drafts of text to ‘fitting’ end-versions that are supposed to convince our clients to definitely choose our offers as winners.
And reworking text is a tough affair. When you’re limited to a certain number of pages or words – you find yourself shuffling and reshuffling, deleting and reformulating sentences you’ve looped through a 100 times before in the span of a couple of hours. I thoroughly enjoy this type of work, I’ve found (even though it does melt my brain at times) – optimizing texts to fit within the strict borders that we’re working with is definitely my thing.
One thing, however, that took a lot of getting…
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