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 Export to Your Calendar 10/30/2020
When: Friday, October 30
2:00-3:00pm EDT
Where: Virtual via Zoom
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NAGC Webinar: Show Don't Tell When Writing for the Web

Presented by: Tania Larson

Friday, October 30, 2020 | 2:00-3:00pm EDT/1:00-2:00pm CDT

 

This session will cover how people consume digital content and scan web pages and how that affects the way you should think when writing for the web.

You’ll learn:

  • how to write in a way that is vivid, specific, and compelling
  • how to rewrite your sentences for brevity and clarity
  • the real meaning of using plain language
  • how to format your writing to show off your most important content.


Meet your Presenter

Tania Larson works in the USGS Science Publishing Network as the chief of the Denver Publishing Service Center. She has more than 20 years of experience with writing and editing, including work in non-profit communications, journalism, public affairs, internal and executive communications, web content, social media, congressional briefings, advertising, and digital and print publishing.

She is particularly passionate about plain language for Government and science and has dedicated the past 16 years of her career to Federal service.