Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #writing


Catch insensitive, inconsiderate writing. Whether your own or someone else’s writing, alex helps you find gender favouring, polarising, race related, religion inconsiderate, or other unequal phrasing.

Voice and Tone

Copywriting and tone-of-voice guidelines used by MailChimp


Tool to convert inline Markdown to referenced Markdown and vice versa

Gentleman's Dictionary and Usage: Breakfast

Tea, sausages, bacon, egg, toast, beans. Beautiful writing.

The Death Of The Blog Post - Smashing Magazine

Charting the trend of special, innovatively designed articles

What Makes for a Good Blog?

Ten typographic mistakes everyone makes

Javascript Word Count

Show Numbers as Numerals When Writing for Online Readers (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

I suppose Jakob’s right, but I’m not sure I’d ever feel comfofrtable beginning a sentence with a numeral.

Literature and Latte - Scrivener

Wow. Exquisite project management tool for writers. I’d be too busy playing with it to write though

Textile 2.0 announced

Plain English Campaign: Free guides: How to write in plain English » Dark Room

WriteRoom clone for Windows. Requires .Net 2.0 though.

WriteRoom | Hog Bay Software

Pure writing environment. Just text and no distractions. 10.4 only.

Keith Waterhouse on weblogs? (

Good tips on writing a newspaper column; also applicable to blog writing

malevole - Text Generator

A much better lorem ipsum. With added 80s theme tunecool!

Stephen Greene's Writing Tips

Guardian style guide

(via Simon Willison)