Editor: Edwin Briggs

Email: tedbriggs@webone.com.au

The ability to put myself in the shoes of the reader and write in a clear, concise and interesting style for any audience


Proofreading, substantive editing and copy editing on paper and on-screen; rewriting in plain-English; procedural writing
Usability testing and design

Subject matter experience

Information Technology, fitness, government, theatre and entertainment, annual reports

Genre and platform

User manuals, newsletters, intranet pages, information papers, reports

Specific projects

As Director for Technical Communication in a large government agency, advised staff on developing effective communication; developed a Technology Assistant for the Intranet to provide a ‘portal’ to IT information and services; reviewed, edited and wrote a large number of technical documents for use within the agency, including both paper documents and on-line documents in Lotus Notes


Qualifications: BSc (Hons); Master Information Technology; plus short courses in Technical and Scientific Writing and Editing, Proofreading, Copyediting, Designing With Users, Screen Design, Usability Evaluation, Writing for the Web, Developing User Documentation, Information Mapping for On-line and Paper, Train the trainer