Thursday, July 24, 2008

Myths and Realities Of Writing For The Web

Myths and Realities Of Writing For The Web

Ever since it became popular, I have been hearing that writing for the Web is different from writing for print. I have always been skeptical of this assertion and now after years of experience I am certain that it is wrong.

To paraphrase poet Gertrude Stein: "A text is a text is a text". Whether it is on a piece of paper or a computer screen is of little consequence. What makes a good text good is universal. It does not change because it is printed on paper or on a screen.

Let me demonstrate this by analyzing the plethora of articles that try to suggest otherwise.

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