Lines & Letters

Award-Winning Newsletter of NEO STC


Tyranny of ‘Just One More Thing’

This article is for all writers, whether technical or document writers– fully employed, contractors or freelancers.  It will primarily cover three topics that seem difficult for many writers to master (especially the second one below). Scoping the work Ensuring changes are costed (time and fees) Includes two sample forms The origin of the topic comes … Continue reading…

Call for Mentors

STC Florida is seeking mentors (from any STC chapter) to pair with students from the University of Central Florida. Currently, the program has more students seeking mentoring than mentors available. We’re delighted about the interest among the students, and we want to provide enough mentors to enable them to get started in the program. So … Continue reading…

The Diversity Style Guide – A Useful and Growing Resource

Building on the trend of organizations and individuals being more inclusive of marginalized groups, websites, such as The Diversity Style Guide, exist to guide us through the process. Being sensitive to the language of diversity and inclusion can aid in having open, healthy, and heartfelt conversations. Whether it’s in written material or conversation, being aware … Continue reading…

The Ohio STC Volunteer Team: Academic Relations

The Ohio STC community relies on a dedicated team of volunteers to maintain our chapter. There are an array of volunteer opportunities including: Communications, Membership, Newsletter, Programs, GoToMeeting Specialist, Eventbrite Specialist, Networking Lunches and Social Events, Competition, Academic Relations, Honors Chair, Vendor and Sponsor Relations, and Webmaster. All of these roles are actively seeking new … Continue reading…

Talk of the Town: Darlene Richard Becomes Co-editor (and more)

Not only did Darlene Richard recently agree to become a co-editor of Lines & Letters (with Paul Holland and Jeanette Evans), she recently worked with STC president  (and most impressive) Kirsty Taylor on an article at the http://ohiostc.org/cmswp/spotlight-on-kirsty-taylor-stc-president-and-life-long-writer/ site. And, an interesting side note is that both Darlene and Kirsty live in Australia (with Darlene being … Continue reading…