Re: Resources for the graphically challenged

Subject: Re: Resources for the graphically challenged
From: Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: debora ames <deboraames -at- hotmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2017 08:53:52 -0500

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Jim Jones

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On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 8:48 AM, debora ames <deboraames -at- hotmail -dot- com> wrote:

> A good, creative start is "Illustrating Computer Documentation - The Art
> of Presenting Information Graphically on Paper and Online" by William
> Horton. Think I got it used, on Amazon.
>
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> Hi all,
>
> I'm a tech writer specializing in very technical instructional content
> for DBAs and Developers. I write courses, tutorials, how-to's - that
> kind of thing.
>
> I'm not a particularly "visual" person. I tend to think in text. I want
> to be able to create better content that uses visuals and diagrams to
> get points across. Not only are the diagrams I create pretty "meh", but
> I'm sure I miss opportunities where diagrams would be a better option
> than words.
>
> My question to this list is: can anyone recommend any good books,
> courses, articles, etc that would help me become a better "visual
> thinker" and perhaps help me learn some basic design skills too?
>
> Many thanks in advance.
>
> Mark
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Resources for the graphically challenged: From: Mark Lewin
Re: Resources for the graphically challenged: From: debora ames

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