Things will be a little slow on Eating Elephant over the next few months, as we (Deane and I) are embarking on a new writing project: The Web Project Guide.
Post 6 of 6 on editorial accessibility: in which we give you some parting words on how everything is okay and you will do great.
Post 5 of 6 on editorial accessibility: in which we go into headings and links — both the writing part and the structure part.
Post 4 of 6 on editorial accessibility: in which we discuss plain language, readability, writing as design, and an attempt at an HTML table.
Post 3 of 6 on editorial accessibility: in which we talk about transcriptions, captions, and good page titles.
Post 2 of 6 on editorial accessibility: in which we discuss how to write alternative text … and when to lay off.
Post 1 of 6 on editorial accessibility: in which we introduce accessibility and talk about its scope: both physical and societal.
I am excited to say that I was featured on an episode of Write Now this past week! And while it’s not necessarily 100% about content strategy and its ilk, it’s about the writing process, how I ended up where I am in life, and how my decisions and practice have led me to this […]
We spend a lot of time in the beginning learning these letters — often without any larger picture. We know that these shapes help us spell, but we don’t dive into what it means to spell. We just do it. We know what we can do, but we don’t know what we should do.
The fine people at Offscreen Magazine asked me to write about something – anything – and I landed on the weird junction of computer memory vs. human memory. It’s about photography. It’s about information architecture. It’s about my faulty memory. It’s about organization, its place in our life, and why it matters.