Inspired by the extreme programming movement, at Articulate we put two writers on every project in a process we call ‘pair writing’. They do research interviews together, then one writes and the other edits, flipping back and forth until the copy is just so.
Tag Archives | Editing
Good writing can’t be rushed with a tight deadline, but with the right planning and the right partner you’ll get the copy you want on time, every time.
Here at Articulate, we’re punctuation minimalists. Learn how to cut back on unnecessary punctuation and help your readers.
We love tools that help writers get better. The Hemingway app highlights complex sentences, complex words, adverbs and passive sentences. Read our review.
With visitors usually spending less than 20 seconds on your website, you need sparkling copy to entice traffic and stimulate the right website conversions.
The first step to effective proofreading is creating a proofreading checklist. But if you don’t have time to make your own, then feel free to use ours.
Most writers are locked in an eternal battle against deadlines, but clients have the power to ensure they get a timely turnaround from their copywriters at work.
A refreshing change from dry ‘how to’ books, Bradbury’s ‘Zen in the Art of Writing’ focuses on the joys of writing and the Zen-like state needed to succeed.
I think I’ve found the perfect tool for taking screenshots and editing them. Check out the full review of Skitch.
The art of job sharing has some valuable lessons to teach us all (and writers especially) about humility, trust and importance of equal accountability.