English writing and editing

Resources, guides, and insights for writers and editors

Welcome to the English Writing and Editing wing of the Language Forge.

My knowledge and understanding of the English language has been finely sharpened over my 10-plus year career as a journalist, writer, editor, and proofreader. I want to share these insights with you here.

Writing and editing insights

5 tips for technical writing

5 tips for technical writing

These are five tips for technical writing that I believe are helpful for both new and experienced technical writers. When I started my job with Opera Software in late 2016, my initial tasks were to edit and proofread documents, blogs, and product text. A few months later, I was asked to develop help content for … Continue reading 5 tips for technical writing

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