Letter to STC Houston — Paul Mueller

STC election voting starts Monday, March 11 and is open until March 22. Please read the candidate information on the election website at www.stc.org/election and remember to vote. I would like to serve the Society as Vice President and I have ... Read More

Content Is King. We Design, Develop, and Deliver Valuable Content

Being from Houston, I enjoy getting together with technical communicators at our local program meetings and workshops. I have also traveled to chapters in several states to present various topics. I am consistently impressed by the lively discussions ... Read More

STC Houston Is a Community of Distinction

By Cindy Pao, President, STC Houston I received word in February that the chapter won a Community Achievement Award. To be exact, we are a Community of Distinction! Winning a Community Achievement Award is not new to STC Houston. We usually win ... Read More

Critical Mass

By Cindy Pao, President, STC Houston Merriam-Webster Dictionary (online) defines critical mass as, “a size, number, or amount large enough to produce a particular result.” So let’s talk about that for a moment, shall we? I tell people at work ... Read More

Reminder: March Program Meeting

Don't miss our program meeting next week, when Anne Gentle comes to Houston to talk about Conversation and Community. The meeting starts at 5:30pm at the American Red Cross, 2700 Southwest Freeway. Hope to see you all there! Cindy Pao ... Read More

Looking for TechComm Events?

Looking for TechComm events or want to share an event occurring in your area?  Here's where to go to find and post local STC chapter events: http://notebook.stc.org/community-events/ ... Read More

Put an End to “Flat” eLearning: Tips for All Presentations

Okay.  I'm obviously in an artsy mood today.  This is my last "art" related article for the month--I promise.  Sometimes I just need to step away from the DITA-CMS, right-brained world we live in and exercise my left-brain a bit. Here's another ... Read More

Think Like an Artist and Write UX Reports Your Clients Will Love

Ben Crothers, in his article titled Think Like an Artist and Write UX Reports Your Clients Will Love, gives some great advice to report writers (and in my opinion technical writers) regarding the need to think like an artist when creating information ... Read More

Art a Writer Can Appreciate

Explore.com shares some minimalist art that a writer can appreciate [Tribute to Scientists and Their Discoveries by Kapil Ghagat]http://exp.lore.com/post/44617994248/jtotheizzoe-a-brilliant-series-of-minimalist ... Read More

Happy Grammar Day

Here's a directive from Grammar Girl: "It's not only a date, it's an imperative: March forth on March 4 to speak well, write well, and help others do the same!" http://nationalgrammarday.com/ ... Read More