Review of Structured Writing: Rhetoric and Process

Mark Baker has published a new book called Structured Writing: Rhetoric and Process. It is probably the most important book on technical communication since Anne Gentle’s Docs Like Code. In this post, we’ll look at what the book covers. We’ll also include quotations from Mark’s book and his website. About the book The book provides an overview… Read more »

Transcript from What’s the deal about structured content? Part 2/2

Below is a transcript of second half of our podcast episode What’s the deal about structured content? : So what’s come about is lots of different standards for the ways in which we can do structured writing. And you know the same about standards and toothbrushes? Everyone wants to use their own. No-one wants to use anybody… Read more »

Transcript from What’s the deal about structured content? Part 1/2

Below is a transcript of first half of our podcast episode What’s the deal about structured content? : Welcome to the Cherryleaf podcast. It’s February 2018, and I’m off to the London Content Strategy Meetup, where we’ll be talking about structured writing. [Rahel Bailie] I thank our sponsors Syzergy and Scroll for doing this and… Read more »

What’s the deal about structured content?

This is a recording of a presentation from the February 2018 London Content Strategy Meetup. “Content can often seem like jelly – messy and hard to manage. In this presentation, we’ll look at whether you can reduce this messiness through structured writing. In this overview of the topic, we’ll explore what is structured writing, what… Read more »

New web page on structured authoring

While preparing for the upcoming presentation on structured authoring, we realised we didn’t have anything on that subject on the Cherryleaf website. To fix that, we’ve added a new page to the site, on structured authoring. We plan to add a recording of the presentation, and some examples, after the event.