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Changing definitions of community in technical communication

In today’s information age, I suppose it isn’t surprising that the defining characteristics of community boundaries are changing. A generation ago, I think the term “community” generally included a geographic component. You were a community of technical communicators in Utah. You interacted with your community members in person. Your network consisted only of people you […]

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Advice to novice technical writers

Craig Haiss from HelpScribe published an article yesterday where 11 of the top tech comm bloggers were asked to provide advice to newbie technical writers. I was out of town last week and missed his message, so I missed my opportunity to contribute, so I decided to do it here. My advice to new technical […]

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Giving Student Members of STC a Voice

Recently on the Techwr-L list, there was a firestorm of controversy regarding allowing student members the right to vote in STC Society-level matters. The STC Board recently conducted a survey, asking for input on whether or not to allow student members to vote at the Society level. (The right of student members to vote at […]

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My Thoughts from STC Summit (part 2)

STC Summit this year was a great experience. It was my first Society-level conference (I attended a Region 7 Conference back in the day that they did regional conferences), and I had a great experience. I’m already committing to attend Summit next year in Sacramento, and I’ve actually already started working on a potential presentation […]

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