How to Manage a Large Writing Project

One of the difficulties in starting a large writing project is knowing where to start. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed. Which document should you start first? How long will it take to write each guide, brochure, or form? And then there are side issues, such as style guides, naming conventions, and other writing tasks. Where […]

White Paper – Document Review Checklist

When writing white papers, the document review phase helps you identify gaps, improve the organization, correct flaws in the narrative, and iron out other weaknesses. White Paper – peer review checklist The document review phase is often overlooked or dismissed as an irritating editing task. But if it’s rushed through, to close to the publication […]

[Checklist] Document Reviews

Use this checklist to review business, medical, or technical documentation. It is recommended to review the document for start to finish for each item on this list, instead of reviewing all items as you go through the document. In other words, check that all images are correct throughout the document. Fix any errors. Then go […]

How to Create a Small Business Style Guide

Style guides? Hmmm. A nice idea but are they really worth the effort? One of the difficulties for small companies is that the time and effort it takes to create a style guide doesn’t seem to justify the effort. There is always something more important to do. The problem is that the moment you bring someone into […]