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31 May, 2010

Communicate via STC World HQ

Filed under: Society for Technical Communication,Web — monado @ 15:25
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The STC’s international organization is creating ways for members to interact:

  • In August, 2009, they started STC’s Notebook Blog to communicate with members and anyone else who is interested.  
  • There’s an STC Ideas forum for members only.

22 May, 2010

Quill and Quire

Filed under: technical communication — monado @ 11:19
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Quill & Quire is Canada’s venerable literary newsletter. These days, it has an online presence at Quill & Quire. Some of the content is behind a paywall, but there’s a lot interesting and fresh to read for free. You might even want to invest in an online subscription to read their meatier articles.

20 May, 2010

STC celebrates new honorary ranks

I’m sorry to say I missed it, but the annual conference in Dallas held a banquet and celebrated its international winners, from the technical publications winners to the new Fellows and award-winning communities.

The Toronto community won a PaceSetter award and your humble correspondent became an Associate Fellow for contributions over the years to the Toronto chapter.

RAS_1134, originally uploaded by STC Office.

12 May, 2010

Add a microblog to your main blog

Filed under: technical communication — monado @ 20:33
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If you have TypePad, you can add a microblog that scrolls separately and update it with short comments. You can even update it remotely via e-mail, text messaging, or Blog It.

Here’s how: “Add a Microblog to your Main Blog,” Six Apart Knowledge Base.

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