The Making of We ❤️ Health Literacy

It’s hard to believe, dear readers, but We ❤︎ Health Literacy is turning 4! To celebrate this milestone, we thought we’d give you a brief window into how an idea becomes a We ❤︎ Health Literacy post.

Whether we’re talking about board games or breaking news, our posts are inspired by real-life situations that our team and clients regularly encounter in the wilds of health communication.

It all starts when one of our writers has an idea — perhaps at a casual game night with friends.

Three doodles play a board game called "Pandemic." One doodle says, "I have the greatest post idea in history!"

Once inspired, our intrepid writer pitches the idea to the rest of the team and drafts the post.

A doodle slams the door open and says, "You guys I have THE BEST idea!"

Then the We ❤︎ Health Literacy team edits, edits, and copyedits just one more time.

A doodle writing with a feather pen says, "Let's cut this... Don't need that..." Another doodle looks over their shoulder and says, "Hey! That was my favorite comma!"

Simultaneously, our doodler-in-chief is creating a cute illustration…

A doodle leans over the doodler-in-chief and says, "That 'G' looks weird..." Another doodle says, "Could they look a little less sad?" A third doodle peers over the edge of the table and says, "I don't get it."

…and when it’s all assembled, the post is ready to send!

A doodle grins and clicks on the word "send" on their computer screen.

The bottom line: Happy 4th birthday to us! And a huge thanks to you, dear readers — we couldn’t do it without you.


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