Drab to Fab: Makeover Your Project README In 3 Steps

Oh yeah! We’re giving your README a makeover! via GIPHY The README will be one of the first things someone sees when they view your project. Think of it as the subject line to your email, or the elevator pitch to your presentation. The README is the opportunity to get someone interested in your open […]

The One with the Cover Letter

On a whim, I signed up for the EdX.org course BerkeleyX: ColWri2.2x Academic and Business Writing. It is a 5 week course with weekly journal assignments. I’ll be posting responses to the journal prompts here as I go. This week’s focus was on being a critical reader, note taking and annotation and to start brainstorming ideas for our […]

The One with the Tone

On a whim, I signed up for the EdX.org course BerkeleyX: ColWri2.2x Academic and Business Writing. It is a 5 week course with weekly journal assignments. I’ll be posting responses to the journal prompts here as I go. This week’s assignment was to experiment writing in different tones or styles. With the example of writing a colleague for a favor we were […]

The One Where I Signed Up for an edX Course

On a whim, I signed up for the EdX.org course BerkeleyX: ColWri2.2x Academic and Business Writing. It is a 5 week course with weekly journal assignments. I’ll be posting responses to the journal prompts here as I go. This week’s assignment was to write about what type of writing you do normally, your thoughts on writing and what areas […]