January 10: Careers in TechCom

A new year brings new beginnings. Join STC Houston on January 10, 2017 as we ask recruiters, hiring managers, and networkers for their advice on careers and opportunities in the technical writing arena. Thomas Foster oversees the STC Luncheon ... Read More

Dateline Houston Newsletter – Sept/Oct 2016

From the President Welcome to STC Houston! The new Admin Council is working hard to bring you programs that you'll find useful, entertaining, and hopefully thought-provoking. President's Message - September Meeting Recaps September Meeting The ... Read More

October Meeting Recap – DITA 101

Matt Cassi and Joe Storbeck, from JANA, Inc. presented DITA 101, a high level overview of implementing DITA. They are graciously sharing their presentation and other information from JANA for DITA implementations. From Matt: On behalf of JANA, ... Read More

STC News for October

STC Membership Membership in STC is for the calendar year from January to December. Membership renewal has started. Renew early and don’t think about it again until next year. For a limited time, Classic members can save $30 on membership! Enter ... Read More

September Meeting Recap

The 2016-2017 year kicked off with a group presentation by the Admin Council: Everything you wanted to know about STC, but were afraid to ask. The Admin Council members presented aspects of STC that benefit members that you may not know much ... Read More

Ebooks: Are they for you?

Erika Frensley is a firm believer of ebooks in organizations, but there are pitfalls to avoid when creating and distributing ebooks. This presentation presented an overview of ebooks, what they are and how they can be created, what to look out for ... Read More

Book Review – Three Keys to the Past – The History of Technical Communication

Review by Noel Atzmiller Three Keys to the Past – The History of Technical Communication, edited by Teresa C. Kynell and Michael G. Moran; Ablex Publishing Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut 1999. If you are interested in essays about the ... Read More

STC Member Spotlight – Julie Garrison

By Lucha Morales Like many writers in the field, Julie Garrison didn’t plan on becoming a technical writer. Her passion for software and the medical field drove her to earn a degree in Biomedical engineering from Texas A&M. But a lack ... Read More

Workshop – APIs and SDKs: Breaking Into and Succeeding in a Specialty Market with Ed Marshall

APIs and SDKs: Breaking Into and Succeeding in a Specialty Market with Ed Marshall https://www.eventbrite.com/e/apis-and-sdks-breaking-into-and-succeeding-in-a-specialty-market-with-ed-marshall-tickets-18463731518 The North Texas Lone Star STC ... Read More

Teaching Engineers to Fish – Noel Atzmiller

The old saying, "Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime," might be apropos for this month's program from STC Houston's Noel Atzmiller. Teaching technical writing to engineers ... Read More