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How to write gud

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July 08, 2014
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How to write gud

Slides for the talk I gave about writing well at the San Francisco Write The Docs meetup in July 2014.

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July 08, 2014
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  1. N O B O D Y R E M E

    M B E R S W H AT Y O U S A I D
  2. “ I F Y O U W R O T

    E S O M E T H I N G F O R W H I C H S O M E O N E S E N T Y O U A C H E C K , I F Y O U C A S H E D T H E C H E C K A N D I T D I D N ' T B O U N C E , A N D I F Y O U T H E N PA I D T H E L I G H T B I L L W I T H T H E M O N E Y, I C O N S I D E R Y O U TA L E N T E D . ”
  3. None
  4. H O W T O W R I T E

    G U D S W I Z E C T E L L E R
  5. B E C A U S E P E O

    P L E D O N ’ T R E A D
  6. T H E Y ’ R E B U S

    Y
  7. T H E Y ’ R E L O O

    K I N G AT P H O N E S
  8. T H E Y D O N ’ T C

    A R E
  9. P E O P L E A R E D

    I C K S
  10. W R I T E R S A R E

    D I C K S T O O
  11. T H E Y ’ R E L A Z

    Y A N D U S E M O R E W O R D S T H A N T H E Y N E E D T O
  12. T H E Y U S E FA N C

    Y W O R D S
  13. T H E Y WA N T T O S

    O U N D S M A R T
  14. T H E Y D O N ’ T C

    A R E A B O U T M E
  15. WAT D O ?

  16. W R I T E G U D !

  17. “ A L L Y O U H AV E

    T O D O I S W R I T E O N E T R U E S E N T E N C E . W R I T E T H E T R U E S T S E N T E N C E T H AT Y O U K N O W. ”
  18. TA L K T O R E A D E

    R S
  19. N E V E R S E N D M

    E T O T H E D I C T I O N A RY
  20. PA S S I V I T Y I S

    T O B E AV O I D E D
  21. H E D G I N G I S P

    O S S I B LY T H E W O R S T
  22. I N C L U D E M E

  23. M A K E M E W I N ,

    N O W
  24. A N D S TA R T W I T

    H B U T
  25. W H Y - H O W - W H

    AT
  26. " I F Y O U H AV E A

    N Y Y O U N G F R I E N D S W H O A S P I R E T O B E C O M E W R I T E R S . . . S H O O T T H E M N O W, W H I L E T H E Y ’ R E H A P P Y. "
  27. O H A N D S TA R T AT

    T H E E N D @ S W I Z E C