At the end of July, I decided to complete a “blogust” (or “blaugust”) challenge, in which I’d write at least 21 blog posts of at least 600 words each during August. And I did, hooray! How did I do it? I wish I had a more intriguing story here, but the reality is, the process was pretty mundane. I wrote up a list of topics … Continue reading 21 blog posts in 29 days
A guide for copywriters, UX writers, and anyone else writing for the web or a product This article is a companion to The secret to giving good writing feedback: How to work with writers to make sure your product and web copy is the absolute best it can be. There is no such thing as good writing, only good rewriting. –Poet Robert Graves Writing is … Continue reading The secret to receiving writing feedback
How to work with writers to make sure your product and web copy is the absolute best it can be This article is a companion to The secret to receiving writing feedback: A guide for copywriters, UX writers, and anyone else writing for the web. For writers If you’re a copywriter, UX writer, or anyone else writing for the web or a product, you can … Continue reading The secret to giving good writing feedback
I have a confession to make. There’s a breed of dog that used to annoy me. A lot. People I knew loved this breed of dog. People on the internet praised the breed’s adorableness. Apparently, the breed is smart and clever in addition to being “cute.” I didn’t find the dogs cute. I couldn’t have cared less if they were smart enough to drive me … Continue reading You can change your mind about anything. Here’s why you might want to.
If you’re a writer who partners with designers, product managers, marketers, engineers or other people to write for the web, software, or apps, you might sometimes wonder how to raise visibility for your work. In many companies, especially tech, writing teams are small, if there are teams at all. Often there’s only one writer, juggling the work of UX writing, marketing copy, content marketing, technical … Continue reading How 1-minute writing tips can boost your writing team’s visibility and impact