90 writing tips in 45 minutes*
Almost every job involves a little writing, even if it's code comments or repair notes on a car. But what if you don't feel confident with writing? I have a rapid-fire presentation of writing tips and tricks that can help get you started, keep you going, and make your work better, even if you don't think you're a writer, I bet it will help!
A rapid-fire presentation of 90 writing tips I have collected in a couple decades of experience. Everyone can learn a little something and I hope to make people nervous about writing feel a little better about their chances of communicating their ideas.
writing, pairing, tips, pictures of animals
2 years at OSBridge, 2 years at Write the Docs, various panels and lectures at science fiction conventions. This is a new talk.
Heidi is an experienced technical writer with a passion for usability, utility, and chewy Sweet Tarts. She likes to speak on topics such as search-first writing, writing for people who aren’t writers, and feminist interpretations of YA. You can usually spot her in a crowd by her bright hair and handmade clothes.
- Title: Cassandra at the Keyboard: Whistleblowing at all scales
- Track: Culture
- Room: B202/203
- Time: 11:00 – 11:45am
What do you do if you see something that needs change in your organization. How do you “say something” for your “see something”? What are the benefits and drawbacks of even minor whistleblowing?
- Speakers: Heidi Waterhouse