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Writers of Silicon Valley

May 26, 2019

I am terrible at fashion.

Well, maybe not too terrible. I can dress myself. I look nice on occasion. But I definitely don’t know the ins and outs, let alone from a UX writing context.

That’s why I enjoyed my conversation with Annie Adams so much. At the time we spoke. Annie was working as a UX writer in the fashion...


Apr 20, 2019

Yo, chatbots.

They’re all the rage, but are they actually going to be a necessary tool for UX writers and content strategists in the future? How essential are they to your arsenal? If they are, what skills do you need to learn?

That’s the crux of today’s interview with Hillary Black, VP of Strategy & Conversation...


Apr 6, 2019

Kathryn Strauss is currently a Senior UX Writer at Square, but her background extends far beyond that with roles at Wells Fargo, US Bank, WebEx, Glassdoor and Weebly.

It would take hours to speak about everything she’s done at those roles, so I tried to keep our conversation high level. We spoke about how writers can...


Mar 23, 2019

Working remotely is something most people dream of. For Sophie Tahran at Invision, it's a lifestyle. I spoke to her about what it's like to work for a fully remote company, how her time at Lyft impacted her design sensibilities, and what it's like to work for one of the biggest software companies in UX.

We also spoke...


Mar 10, 2019

Welcome to Writers of Silicon Valley! This podcast interviews UX writers and content strategists about their craft. This first episode features Roy West, design director of UX Writing at Uber. We speak about his history at Uber, Google and even at Next during the early 1990s.

Writers of Silicon Valley is hosted by...