Tag: Obituary Writing

Book review: “Yours Truly: An Obituary Writer’s Guide to Telling Your Story” by James R. Hagerty

If you’re rich, famous, powerful, or important, you probably don’t need to worry. Someone like Hagerty, who creates obituaries for a living, will do a quick internet search and write a few glowing words about you. But if you’re like most folks, one of your grieving relatives will dash off an obit that – well, let’s face it, it’ll be boring.