Writing Is Designing: Words and the User Experience

Co-author: Andy Welfle | Publisher: Rosenfeld Media | Coming January 2020

Writing is Designing  will be  published by Rosenfeld Media  in January 2020.

Writing is Designing will be published by Rosenfeld Media in January 2020.

Without words, apps would be an unusable jumble of shapes and icons, while voice interfaces and chatbots wouldn’t even exist. Words make software human-centered, and require just as much thought as the branding and code.

This book will show you how to give your users clarity, test your words, and collaborate with your team. You'll see that writing is designing.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - More than Button Labels: How Words Shape Experiences

Chapter 2 - Strategy and Research: Beyond Best Practices 

Chapter 3 - Creating Clarity: What Are You Designing?

Chapter 4 - Errors and Stress Cases: When Things Go Wrong 

Chapter 5 - Inclusivity and Accessibility: Writing that Works for Everyone 

Chapter 6 - Voice: Discovering and Developing Identity 

Chapter 7 - Tone: Meeting People Where They Are 

Chapter 8 - Collaboration and Consistency: Building your Practice