Re: Writing structured content

Subject: Re: Writing structured content
From: "Barry Campbell" <barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Gordon McLean" <Gordon -dot- McLean -at- grahamtechnology -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 08:33:32 -0400

On 6/20/07, Gordon McLean <Gordon -dot- McLean -at- grahamtechnology -dot- com> wrote:

> As a step towards taking the 'single source' plunge, I'm looking to locate a
> training course on how to write for such a solution. I've seen these
> referred to as "structured writing" and "writing for single source" in the
> past, but my google-fu is failing me.
> Does anyone know of any such training courses being run in the UK?

Gordon, the generic term for what you're describing is indeed
'structured writing,' and Googling on that term will help locate many
online resources.

If a course is what you are after, one prominent system of structured
writing, Information Mapping (registered, trademarked, otherwise
protected and commercially exploited in various ways in various
countries) offers courses through certified consultants, and is
certainly being promoted these days as "the way to write" for
single-sourcing, etc.

Licensees in the UK:

Disclaimer: I have never taken an "Information Mapping" class or used
one of their products, but I'd bet my next paycheck that someone on
this mailing list has and can advise further.

- bc

Barry Campbell -- <barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com>

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