Carriann Lane, Director

Carriann designs and delivers training experiences to break public sector professionals free from “government speak.”

Using their own fresh voices, agency standards, and plain talk, these public sector pros write to accomplish work vital to our communities.

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Dr. Sharon Bridwell

Write Words founder
Dr. Sharon Bridwell advises the Director on curriculum design, business strategy, and leadership.

Sharon developed written communication skills for tens of thousands of public sector executives and employees over 20 years as the Write Words Inc. CEO. As a career retired Navy Captain, Sharon worked with Naval leadership from sea to shore.

Sharon and Rick Bridwell run Bridwell Communications Solutions in Olympia, Washington.

We design for you, the public sector writer.

Tens of thousands of public sector writers have welcomed us into their workplaces over the last 20 years.

We work together to quickly develop public sector writing skills in plain language, usability, clarity, editing, and design.

We designed and piloted plain language training in Washington state under the direction of Dr. Sharon Bridwell. We now train at any reasonable location on the planet. Live online or in-person, we support public sector professionals where they work.

We respect you and the realities of working in a regulatory environment.

Learn professional and technical writing skills with us. Train a plain language lead for your organization, gain essential editing skills for any project, or develop writing teams in your agency. We’ll help you.

Congratulations, Virginia Given!

Thank you for leading thousands of public sector professionals to success in your 11 years of leadership. Enjoy your retirement!