Ego Many Aches
How to Write Your About Page: It’s Not About You
You might be mistaken if you assume the about page on your website is about you. It’s about your readers and how your writings serve as solutions to their problems. But don’t worry—you can still win an Oscar for your supporting role.
Regular Expressions Would Increase Your Productivity (If You Just Let Them)
Knowledge workers should take a page out of a programmer's book. Working with texts involves so many tedious tasks that it would appear irresponsible not to learn how to avoid them altogether. And to save plenty of time in the process.
A Fine Line
The Unexpected Benefits of Writing Outlines
Today’s readers prefer well-thought-out pieces over mass-market paperblogs that overload them with information. But how do we write so that it’s worthwhile to read? Everything begins with an outline, even if you had hoped to get around it.
Dictionaries and the Everlasting Quest for Precision
In our hasty, information-dense world, we don’t value precise language as much as we used to, even though a single word can mean the difference between delight and disaster. When did you buy your last dictionary?