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17 fantastically useful tools for content writers and bloggers

17 fantastically useful tools for content writers and bloggers | School-based Professional Learning | Scoop.it
Writing requires discipline, focus, talent, sacrifice and a thick skin, so I have no idea how I’ve managed to survive this long without my editor noticing my fundamental lack of these skills.

Via Leona Ungerer
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These tools are awesome when you think in terms of communicating with your parents or educating the community about what you're teaching, mentoring or coaching. 

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Alex Rich's curator insight, March 17, 1:37 PM

Ditto ... Writing is not for wimps 8-)

Red The Writer's curator insight, March 18, 10:33 AM

Fantastic resource! All in one place. 

Texxlady's curator insight, June 2, 1:38 PM

Writing requires discipline, focus, talent, sacrifice and a thick skin, so I have no idea how I’ve managed to survive this long without my editor noticing my fundamental lack of these skills.

What I do have though is an awesome arsenal of tools and web applications that help paper over any cracks in my expertise.

From idea generation, to writing without distraction, to creating jargon-free copy, these 17 tools should also help you improve your own craft and hopefully stop you from banging your head against the keyboard for too long.

For when inspiration is lacking…
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10 Types Of Writing For eLearning: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning

10 Types Of Writing For eLearning: The eLearning Coach: Instructional Design and eLearning | School-based Professional Learning | Scoop.it

Not only do we need skills for expository, creative, persuasive and technical writing, but we often write about topics for which we know very little at first. Furthermore, our writing is expected to be motivating while clearly delivering concepts, procedures and facts.
Here you’ll find some brief guidelines that focus on each type of writing. Much of this writing is done in storyboards, so I didn’t include writing for storyboards as a separate type. What other types of writing for eLearning can you think of?


Via Alfredo Calderon, Luciana Viter, Ken Morrison, Jim Lerman, Dennis T OConnor
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Louise Robinson-Lay's comment, August 17, 2012 8:42 AM
Thanks Ken, I'm glad you find it useful. Please feel free to recommend good sites.
Ken Morrison's comment, August 26, 2012 10:01 AM
Thank you for the rescoop!
I see great resources on your site.
Ken
Ken Morrison's comment, August 27, 2012 12:21 PM
Thank you for the rescoop. I like what I see on your topic!