Drew Bell is a writer, a designer, an editor, and a general Connector of Understandings who can probably help you with your new project.
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I've been professionally writing, editing, and rewriting business and technical copy for ten years. Your copy can always be tighter, and I have an excellent ear for muscular, meaningful sentences.
Not only can I hack through garden-variety business jargon, but I can also prune verbose technical standards and forests of bullet points into real sentences and paragraphs. For instance, they say,
"In subsequent conversations, the NIF group has identified additional tasks that need to be completed, as follows:"
which I turn into
"There are five groups of work that need to be completed."
Take that, "subsequent"! Begone, "identified"! Where your average business requirements might say,
"The Communication Guidelines documented in the following pages have been designed to provide a practical and standard approach to the electronic exchange of data between participants. The objectives of the EAN.UCC Global Standards Management Process in creating the document are to:"
"These Communication Guidelines provide a practical, standard way to exchange electronic data. In creating this document, the EAN.UCC Global Standards Management Process hopes to:"
Combined with my technical skills, my slavish devotion to clear English can serve you well. I look forward to speaking with you soon.
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Portland State University
2009 - Present
Teach six different courses in the Graphic Design program: an introduction to digital imaging, Photoshop, and Illustrator; digital illustration; infographics and branding; fundamentals of...
Ashley G and Drew
2006 - 2012
Created the third-best-selling shop in Etsy┐s Art category from scratch, selling 15,000 prints on Etsy alone. Created and nourished relationships with retailers and illustration clients like Urban...