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Writers of Silicon Valley

Jan 22, 2020

There have been a few books on UX writing published, all of them very good, but I think this one might take the cake.

Andy Welfle and Michael J Metts have written "Writing is Designing". I think it advances the conversation as it approaches writing as a design tool, and builds on the great work that has already been...


Jan 5, 2020

Are you looking for a job as a UX writer in 2020? Then no hyperbole: you need to listen to this podcast.

Gordon MacRae is an instructional designer, product manager, UX writer, and more.

He started the UX Writing Jobs newsletter in 2018 to collate all the opportunities for UX writers around the world, and he's...


Nov 26, 2019

Spotify! Do you use it? Probably. Remember when we owned CDs? Crazy. Actually, you know what’s crazy? Paying for stuff I don’t have in my hands. I’m 32, so I still want to read that lyrics sheet damn it.

No, streaming is better. And Tamara Hilmes is one of the people making it better. She’s a UX Writing Manager...


Sep 4, 2019

Dropbox is one of those fascinating companies. Steve Jobs wanted to buy it at one point. Now it's huge. HUGE. With that growth comes a need for UX writing, and that's why Angela Gorden is here today.

Angela Gorden is all about making big ideas easy to absorb. Currently a UX writer and manager at Dropbox, she studied...


Aug 5, 2019

Yep, I get it. You signed up to listen to other UX writers, not me. In that case I say, skip! Delete! Burn! Destroy your phone, even.

Last week I gave a presentation to Content Melbourne, at General Assembly. I spoke about how journalism skills can help you as a UX writer.

It’s just a piece of bonus content, so I hope...