TWT Mentoring Workshop: Crafting Compelling Microcopy – A Primer for Aspiring UX Writers

Continuing the TWT Mentorship program, Tech Writer’s Tribe is introducing a Workshop to help those who aspire to be a UX writer.

The workshop is designed to help you learn the tricks of the task-based method.

Previous Mentorship Programs:

  1. June 17-18 and 24-25, 2023: Mastering Job Search by Sumedh Nene.
  2. Aug 12 and 19, 2023: Version Control and Static Site Generation with Docs as Code by Gaurav Trivedi.
  3. Sept 2 and 9, 2023: API Doc Fair by 7 presenters and 4 panelists.
  4. Nov 9, 2023: Topic-based Authoring by Punit Shrivastava
  5. Feb 25, 2024: Task-based Authoring


  • Type of Activity: TWT Mentoring
  • Duration: 1 Session, 1.5 hours
  • Date: March 30, 2024
  • Time: 4-5.30 PM IST
  • Fee: INR 125 or USD 10
    • Current TWT Volunteers
    • TWT Annual Members
    • Students/Unemployed for more than 6 months
    • Those who registered in minimum 3 Tech Writer’s Tribe paid courses
      For free registration, enter your appropriate details in the comment field when registering.
  • Level: All
  • Our USP: Highly Interactive virtual sessions
  • Practice-based sessions
  • Recordings: Shared with those who register
  • Key takeaways and recommended resources  
  • Participation Certificate (Provided only if you attend the workshop or email the activity later if not attending the session)

Who should attend?

  • Those who want to learn how to write Microcopy.
  • Technical Writers who contribute to UI messages.
  • Aspiring UX writers.
  • UX Writers who want a refresher.

Workshop Overview

Part 1: Introduction

Introduction to Microcopy  

  • Overview of microcopy and its role in user experience 
  • Importance of clear and concise microcopy in guiding user interactions 


Understanding User Needs  

  • Introduction to user-centered design principles 
  • Identifying user pain points and opportunities for microcopy improvement

Part 2: Exploring deeper

  • Principles of Effective Microcopy 
    • Key principles: clarity, context, actionability, empathy 
    • Examples demonstrating each principle in UX writing 
  • Adapting copy to the voice and tone 
  • Improving microcopy with A/B testing  

Part 3: Activity

  • Hands-on Writing Exercise 
  • Craft microcopy for  given scenarios 
  • Peer review and feedback session to refine microcopy skills 

Part 4: Conclusion

  • Key takeaways and recommended resources 
  • Q&A 

About the Trainer: Shivani Sharma

Current Role: Lead UX Writer, Hubstream, Chennai

About the mentor…

Shivani Sharma is a seasoned content designer, UX writer, and strategic thinker with several years of enriching experience in professional writing.

Throughout her career, Shivani has spearheaded content initiatives within startups, driving measurable impact through innovative content strategies, and developing scalable solutions that focus on user needs.

With certification from Content Design London, she specializes in user-centric content for software products and websites, and has positioned herself as a leader in creating content that not only informs but also engages and empowers

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