You’re probably using the wrong dictionary by James Somers is a post about how John McPhee used a dictionary to find better words for his prose after draft 4. article
The process of writing documented by Holden Karnofsky from Cold takes. Pick a topic. Read/discuss with others. Explain and defend hypothesis. Find weaknesses. Pick a subquestion and do more reading. Revise or swith sides and repeat. Article
Dave Chaney has interesting bookmarks on his Internets of Interest page. Bookmarks
Homeopathic naming is one of the commonest habits programmers can fall into without realising: making names longer by adding more words with the goal of adding more meaning to code, but in practice diluting the meaning with every Factory/Manager/Object/Controller/Value/Service/… added. Article
I've pulled quotes from Neil Gaiman that will change the way you think about writing.
Clare Le Goues: "...use the Oxford/serial comma, because doing so is so obviously correct."Source
Advice from the author of Effective C++11 on reviewing manuscripts. Article
Derek Sivers "On Writing Well" has a list of things that just resonate with me. Great blunt advice about writing better non-fiction. So inspiring. I think they're from book On Writing Well by William Zinsser. Article
Being good at writing means being good at spelling. I've got a Vocab Deck that I'm using to try bring my spelling up to par.
The best way to work is with Feedback Loops. The earlier you can get feedback, the easier it is to fix your work.
The Hemmingway App is an online editor that highlights lengthy, complex sentences and common errors. Editor