“it needs to be simple,”
It’s hard to tell what came after the comma, but for the purposes of this, let’s pretend it was superficial or not constructive. Assuming so, the feedback you got wasn’t very actionable or constructive.
Sage advice, Julie. I had years when I was too scared to write because I wanted to *sound* smart. You just have to write, and it gets easier. Perfect is the enemy of the good.
For anyone hoping to start writing, I’d recommend “Everybody Writes” by Ann Hadley. It’s chock full of calming, practical advice to get you moving…
“I would have written a shorter letter, but I didn’t have the time.” Mark Twain
Thanks for taking the time to answer a big question so succinctly. You’ve landed on the bare minimum highest impact items that are great to reference as you progress through your career to product design excellence.