If You Code, You Should Write by Brian K. Jones

If You Code, You Should Write by Brian K. Jones

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PyCon 2013

March 17, 2013
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  1. If You Code, You Should Write @bkjones PyCon 2013 Friday,

    March 15, 13
  2. Brian K. Jones @bkjones on Twitter jonesy on freenode CTO

    @AWeber PSF Member Since 2011 Friday, March 15, 13
  3. Why This Talk? Friday, March 15, 13

  4. Why Don’t You Write? Friday, March 15, 13

  5. “It’s all been written before” “I’m not doing anything cool”

    Friday, March 15, 13
  6. “I’m a terrible writer” “I don’t know where to start”

    Friday, March 15, 13
  7. Identify Outlets Friday, March 15, 13

  8. Submit Content Friday, March 15, 13

  9. What Editors Assume You Know Friday, March 15, 13

  10. What Editors Do Friday, March 15, 13

  11. One more thing... Friday, March 15, 13

  12. I’m not a ‘Writer’ Friday, March 15, 13

  13. Writing is iterative Friday, March 15, 13

  14. Writers throw away content all the time. Friday, March 15,

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  15. Writing well takes practice and patience Friday, March 15, 13

  16. Writers use tools that make writing easier. Sometimes it seems

    like no two writers have the same setup. Friday, March 15, 13
  17. The point is... Friday, March 15, 13

  18. You’re already a writer. Friday, March 15, 13

  19. You find inspiration Friday, March 15, 13

  20. You iterate on your ideas Friday, March 15, 13

  21. You test them out Friday, March 15, 13

  22. You refine your thinking on the matter. Friday, March 15,

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  23. You revise. Friday, March 15, 13

  24. You move things forward through sheer expression Friday, March 15,

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  25. That’s called “writing” Friday, March 15, 13

  26. It’s just the tools you use aren’t configured to write

    prose optimally. Friday, March 15, 13
  27. You Should Write Friday, March 15, 13

  28. Thanks @bkjones Friday, March 15, 13