Registration is now open for the STC (Society for Technical Communication) Summit for 2012. Most technical writers believe it’s the place to be to share ideas, learn about the current industry trends, and network with other writers and companies.
With all of the professional organizations out there, why would anyone want to join another? They cost money, they take up time, and, often, they present few rewards to technical writers. Until, now, that is. The American Medical Writers Association offers memberships to students and to medical writers, helping everyone stay connected and up to date on current medical writing practices.
Perhaps this is a membership with rewards.
It’s September, and you need to start brushing up on your technical writing skills. Time for you to head to class – but without recess or a snack.
What are your company’s assets? That’s the question this free webinar wants to answer this question for technical writers and teams. If you’re already using Lingo, or you want to learn more, why not use a free webinar to help you dive in?
While technical writing might still have the same definition it’s always had, this doesn’t mean that it’s the same. Each year, as technology changes, there are more opportunities to use technical writing in new and innovative ways. The world changes, and so should writing.
This means you need more resources.
Resources for Technical Writing
When you’re ready to learn more about technical writing, you may want to browse these sites. They can help you with instructing new technical writers or the information can simply provide follow-on instruction to established writers.
As we enter a new year, it may also be time to update your existing technical writing bookmarks, RSS feeds or email subscriptions. Here are some ideas: