I’m approaching this adventure with very little knowledge of writing aside from my work experience with memos, a class on composition I took in my last year of high school, and a lifetime of reading.  The vocabulary and culture of the writing world seems very different from the land of industrial engineering, and I haven’t yet found a flowchart to success.  I’m not going back to school for this, so what’s a girl to do?  Use the internet and library, of course!

Here are some of the books, podcasts, and videos I’ve been consuming on my quest:

This list isn’t exhaustive but is a good summary of my efforts so far.  What would you recommend I add?  Excellent books, videos, podcasts, conferences or something else I don’t know about?  I suspect there’s a big list of this!

Images on this site may come from the following sources:

  • My camera phone:  cats, mostly.
  • Amazon & Goodreads: I use these photos when I link to a book on one of these sites.  The Amazon link takes you to Amazon Smile, where you can automatically donate to a charity of your choice with most purchases.  I am not an affiliate with Amazon.
  • If the pictures are prettier than what I can do and not linking to Amazon or Goodreads, they probably came from one of the following sites: