Tag Archives: reading

Slightly off-topic: Your friendly local bookseller


If you’re a writer, you are also a reader. Q.E.D. If you are a reader, you occasionally visit a bookstore. My dear eldest daughter works at a bookstore, and has recently started a blog—Between the Pages—on which she has book … Continue reading

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Writing for the web and email


I’m betting that much of what you write ends up in email messages, or on the web. If that’s the case, Jakob Nielsen has some advice for you, based on his studies of how people read email and web pages.

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