She had to take breaks. She no longer felt physically dizzy but there was no doubt it was hard work. Keeping track of the paragraphs in motion, deciding where to place a particular phrase, experimenting with the subtleties of placement: depth writing was hard. But it was important, she thought. As she moved a statistic forward or gently pushed a claim behind another, the report took a rhetorical as well as almost physical shape. She felt she was doing the complex problems justice. She was drawing connections and balancing arguments. She took a moment before she pressed “flatten and send”.