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Posts tagged "Books"
One of the UXNZ 2015 Conference highlights for me was the opening speech by legend US information architect and publisher, Lou Rosenfeld. He talked about how he came up with the design and layout for the books his company publishes. Quite simply, he took his books out and tested them with real people. He wanted to learn whether he could make an age-old product like a hardcopy book easier to use. Turns out you can.
Writing translatable English: resources to get you started
The goal of global English is to be intelligible. Not to speak or write impeccable Standard English but to communicate our meaning successfully to people whose English is different from our own.
Global English is the foreign language that most technical writers need
Learning Global English is more use to most technical writers than learning a Foreign Language. And easier!
Ebook cover design and why I love (some) invoices
Doing business with my sister Lesley Evans is a rather special experience.
Recently she kindly agreed to do illustrations for three of my novels: they will be needed when I reformat my backlist as ebooks and publish them on Kindle.
Seven decades, seven lessons for writers
I’m gearing up for Vancouver’s PLAIN2013 conference in October, and getting a bit excited. All the speakers have been asked to answer three questions for the conference blog:
- Why is plain language important in your work?
- What is your presentation focus, and what are some of the key points participants will learn?
- What is the best plain language advice you can give?
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