• Write about something you know well.
• Make the thing yourself.
Do the process yourself and document as you go.
• Use the process to better solidify a process for yourself.
You know it well if you can explain it to someone else clearly.
• Show, do, show, do
A How-to is essentially a recipe - for whatever - for cooking,
for writing, for teaching, for coding, for making
1. Define audience
2. Give overview
3. List tools
4. Detail steps
5. and substeps
6. and any alternative steps
9. Final Summary
How to cook pasta - by Christina Wodtke
Permanent link to this comic: http://xkcd.com/1029/
How to boil an egg
How to create a sitemap
1. Select something you know well
2. Write / Act out
3. Swap with partner
4. Critique / Ask questions