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I’m a writer. So, explain to me why I should know HTML?

It’s been a while since I’ve written here. It’s been a very busy year! I’ve started articles for the blog, but then forget or don’t finish them. I’ll catch up eventually. In the meantime, this topic has been really relevant … Continue reading

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What is UX Writing? | UX Booth

There’s a new job in town. Google’s looking. Amazon’s looking. Dropbox, Paypal…many of the big players in tech are now looking for User Experience Writers. This week, Kristina Bjoran explains how writing-focused user experience designers will be a critical part … Continue reading

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A Reminder That ‘Fake News’ Is An Information Literacy Problem – Not A Technology Problem

Beneath all “fake news,” misinformation, disinformation, digital falsehoods and foreign influence lies society’s failure to teach its citizenry information literacy: how to think critically about the deluge of information that confronts them in our modern digital age. — Read on … Continue reading

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TaxoDiary – Taxonomies in Information Science

TaxoDiary – Taxonomies in Information Science — Read on taxodiary.com/2018/08/taxonomies-in-information-science/ Thanks to CJ Walker for posting this on LinkedIn. This is a big part of my job right now, and this is an excellent way to clarify the difference between … Continue reading

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Remembering Carrie Fisher, Writer

As the list of favorite celebrity talent seems to grow even as 2016 comes to an end, I thought it would be good to share this video, created by the website, The MarySue. Carrie Fisher, one of the latest stars … Continue reading

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John E. McIntyre’s trigger warning about taking his editing class- Baltimore Sun

Take a seat, school’s back in session. Here’s John E. McIntyre’s “trigger warning” to new students at his editing class at Loyola University Maryland. Source: John E. McIntyre’s trigger warning – Baltimore Sun I highly, highly encourage you to watch … Continue reading

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The Double Vocabulary of English | Mental Floss

Why does English have so many words that have twins? Here’s how we got to have two vocabularies, one based in Germanic roots, and one based in Latin. Source: The Double Vocabulary of English | Mental Floss As someone who … Continue reading

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How to Write a Sentence – Infographic

The Wonder Woman of Writing, Marcia Riefer Johnston, has recently created a fantastic infographic on how to create a sentence. If anyone knows how to break it down, she does! For more information, check her website, Writing Rocks! Courtesy of: … Continue reading

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Word Crimes

Weird Al Yankovic has released an awesome video from what is reported to be his last album. This particular track is something that every technical writer and editor will especially appreciate! Enjoy!

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No wonder (verbal) English is Confusing–Part 5

I often enjoy reading the blog/website Anglotopia, as it is written by a person who loves England and UK stuff as much as I do (if not more) and is making a living doing it (lucky!). This latest article that … Continue reading

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