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National Storytelling Week: How content design has helped my creative writing

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For National Storytelling Week, Melissa Massey shares how content design has helped her with her creative writing including research and scoping out work, understanding the audience you are writing for, looking at the structure and user journey and language used.

Working with content designers to improve GOV.UK information for cattle keepers

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Paul Wilkinson and Danielle Vincent share their experience of their teams working together to make information on GOV.UK simpler and clearer for cattle keepers.

Working well with subject matter experts: 6 tips for content designers

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From explaining your role to working out their pain points, Content Designer Anna Scott shares tips for creating great relationships and working well with subject matter experts  Hi, I’m Anna. I joined Defra as a content designer just over a …

Working with ADHD: how I harness my strengths and manage the challenges

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For years, content designer Alice Winters assumed she just wasn’t trying hard enough to get things done - then she found out she had ADHD. In this post, Alice shares her diagnosis story, how she harnesses her ADHD in her work and manages some of the challenges it brings.