I'm curious: How many of you (designers) have either made writing a significant part of your professional repertoire or feel pressure to do so? To what extent is writing (and being a good writer)…Continue
"I love writing as well as design. I think of it in a similar way as I do art/design. You are writing for a specific audience, trying to attract them to the story through your words, and trying to convey needed information, as well as other things.…"
"I think most people THINK they know what they're doing, causing more damage than good.Where I live, there are a lot of fakers and just a few major players in our business. We're not in a major metropolitan area, so the competition…"
"Although I don't feel pressure at all, I make myself available to write for my clients. Even though I have a strong writing background on top of my design / marketing experience, I really would prefer my client to write for their project…"
"I'm still not sure what "Design" means. I consider myself a "Designer", though technically I'm a visual artist, more particularly a professional painter. I can say this, though, which applies to my work as a painter: I…"
I'm not sure about a writing course -- I've never sought one out or taken one outside of college.
However, I can recommend a book: On Writing Well, by William Zinsser. I've learned quite a bit from reading it in parallel with…"
"I've been running a freelance business for two years now, and I have just started to investigate the possibility of taking a course in business or media writing.
For the most part I haven't had to provide much in the way of writing…"
I'm curious: How many of you (designers) have either made writing a significant part of your professional repertoire or feel pressure to do so? To what extent is writing (and being a good writer) necessary to the practice of design?See More
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