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
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
A guide for copywriters, UX writers, and anyone else writing for the web or a business If you’re writing a blog post, essay, or another long-form piece, you’re most likely taking your writing through various stages of editing. You might be familiar with developmental editing and proofreading. But even short pieces can benefit from a structured review process. Short pieces include landing pages, emails, and … Continue reading Which stage of editing does your writing need right now?
You need to read. That’s it. That’s the post. Actually, there’s much more to it (for instance, you also need to write), but if you remember one thing today, that’s it. If you want to write, first you need to read. What are you reading, and what do you want to write? A few years ago, I was talking with someone I consider a fantastic … Continue reading Want to be a writer? You need to do this one thing.