September 28th, 2007 at 4:25 pm
One would typically assume that writing is a relatively safe occupation, a profession insulated from the more traditional workplace hazards by, among other things, cork-lined rooms and booze. But not any more.
As reported in Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, one such cell phone novelist, Satomi Nakamura, got so carried away that she broke a blood vessel on her right little finger.
Ouch! Would the WGA consider that worker’s comp?
I am all about pushing the medium to new places, but isn’t this taking writing somewhere close to the physicality of synchronized swimming?