Wordwell Workshop: Writing for the Tech Industry
Did you snooze your way through English class in school because you were going to be [insert technical career here]? That was before you knew writing was key to success in the tech industry. You know how tedious it can be to read a poorly written document. If you feel misunderstood and overwhelmed by writing, this workshop is the boot camp for you and/or your team. The workshop can be one-on-one or in small groups.
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In each workshop, we break down the writing process into "how to write" and "what to write".
We cover many writing topics in six, 90-minute sessions to make to a speedy writing expert.
How to Write
Session 1: Writing without fear, front-loading, and writing short so you respect the reader's time.
Session 2: Ditching passive voice, jargon, and weasel words so you improve your credibility.
Session 3: Being direct, using numbers well, and revealing structure so you stay focused on the topic.
What to Write
Session 4: Plan for your writing with an outline and checklist so you are crisp in your thinking.
Session 5: Writing with peer edits and instructor coaching so you get direct feedback.
Session 6: Practice a humble edit and staying on target using your writing so you make progress as a better writer.
Improve your professional communication
Improve your writing
Increase your writing speed
Organize your thinking
Increase your confidence
Capitalize on your writing experiences
Engaging and fun online or in-person curriculum
Focus on tips, tricks, best practice, and pitfalls to avoid, rather than grammar
Guided practice, practice, practice
Fun group writing exercises