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Why the STC offers Technical Writers Value for Money!

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The STC recently increased its annual subscription rates to over $200 prompting howls of protest for technical writers.

In response to this, it has come out and defended its position by justifying the price increases. Here’s my take on the key points. Continue reading Why the STC offers Technical Writers Value for Money!

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Should I Join the STC?

Society for Technical CommunicationBen Minson makes some interesting points about the role of the STC (Society for Technical Communication) and the value it offers to its members.

As an ‘outsider’ looking in, I have to confess to finding the STC a rather odd organization. A longer post is probably in order to discuss this. Continue reading Should I Join the STC?