- Melinda McAdams' article Newspapers Online is written from a journalist's
perspective (you can tell that by the words ``Data Highway'' in
the title), but otherwise, although shorter, so similar to
this text in tone and direction it scares me.
- Tim Berners-Lee: Style Guide for Online Hypertext
The best organization - and the worst spelling and markup.
- Rob Jellinghaus' Create
Your Audience shows some sound judgement.
- Webbed eCopy: The New Copywriting Rules for Online Content
by Toronto writer and photographer Doug Lavender, is a modern,
professional, and comprehensive discussion of web copywriting.
- Destructive Criticism Central:
``Resources on Bad Web Pages,'' a straightforward
index no longer maintained by Steven M. Friedman.
- Karen Coyle:
ACCESS: Not Just Wires
Wise commentary about organization on an almost social scale.
- Rants and shots from the hip:
CJ Silverio, on Why
the Web sucks, II.
Eric S. Raymond's The HTML Hell Page has a dictionary style
similar to "Dangerous Words", but is wider in
scope and gratifyingly bitchy in tone.
- As We May Think, by Vannevar Bush.
(Head for section 6.)
Bush's ``Memex'' is believed to be the first mentioning of
- The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr.
The style manual. It is short enough
to read online and has aged well since 1918.
- Politics and English, by George Orwell (1946).
``In prose, the worst thing one can do with words
is surrender to them.''
(Not about hypertext, just sound advice on writing.)