1. A Creative Way to Become a Technical Writer

  2. If No One Reads the Manual, That's Okay

  3. Podcast on getting a job in technical writing (TW Job)

  4. Volunteer for a position in the STC or other organization (TW Job)

  5. Move to a tech hub city to find a job in technical writing (TW Job)

  6. What You Cannot Do Sitting Down

  7. Start a blog (TW Job)

  8. Top Trends in Technical Communication

  9. Podcast: The Myth of Single Sourcing

  10. Put together a portfolio (TW Job)

  11. Learn some tools (TW Job)

  12. WordPress 2.9 Released

  13. Get real experience doing technical writing (Job)

  14. Removing ice from a driveway is like .... everything

  15. Learn the basics of technical writing (TW Job)

  16. Trying Out Picture in Picture in Screencasts

  17. PowerPoint from Screencasting Webinar

  18. WordPress Tip: How to Transfer WordPress to a New Web Host

  19. Design Fixations with Mediawiki Skins

  20. Collaborative Authoring Trends and Costs

  21. Adding the Human Element in Screencasts

  22. Ramping Up on Mediawiki

  23. About My New Site Redesign

  24. Site Critiques and WordPress Q&A -- Community Leaders Webinar Jan 28

  25. What's the Best Microphone for Screencasting?

  26. My Upcoming STC Webinar on Screencasting

  27. Play Chess Online with ChessJam

  28. A Microcosm of Technical Writing in the Kitchen While Cooking a Banana Cream Pie

  29. Why Help Authoring Tools Will Fade

  30. Contingent Senior Technical Writer Opening at LDS Church's ICS Department in Riverton, Utah

  31. What I'm Presenting on at the Dallas Summit

  32. Embedding Videos into Madcap Flare

  33. Podcast about the Podcast Poll

  34. Combining Cinema with Screencasting

  35. How to Incorporate Twitter into Your Presentation

  36. What I've Been Learning in Flare

  37. Why Is It Important for Video Tutorials to Be User-Led?

  38. Minimizing Documentation

  39. 21% of Intermountain Chapter Members Planning to Renew STC Membership

  40. Design Reviews and Posting Without Answers

  41. How Microsoft Visual Studio Is Doing Help

  42. Podcast Roundtable for PodcampSLC Series

  43. Theme Parks and External and Internal Input

  44. Podcast on the seven deadly sins of blogging

  45. The Long Tail of Online Profitability

  46. Wikis and the Holy Grail of Content Independence

  47. Reinventing Yourself Through Your Blog

  48. NaNoWriMo and NaBloPoMo Start Nov 1

  49. WordPress Tip: Install WordPress Locally

  50. Being inattentive (Sins of blogging)

  51. A Few Surprises in Using a Wiki for Documentation

  52. Being unfindable (Sins of blogging)

  53. Being irresponsible (Sins of blogging)

  54. Being unreadable (Sins of blogging)

  55. Forms of Play

  56. Survey about Framemaker and EMC Documentum Integration

  57. Podcast from BYU Idaho Professional Writing Panel

  58. Being boring (Sins of blogging)

  59. Technical Writer Ranks #5 in Least Stressful Jobs; Also, CNN Money Total Jobs Count Screwy

  60. Choosing Between Academic and Corporate Life: Did I Make the Wrong Choice?

  61. An Interview About Technical Writing

  62. Being irrelevant (Sins of blogging)

  63. My STC Summit Blogging Presentation Is Free

  64. Chrysler Drops Long Car Manuals in Favor of Short Guides + Video

  65. WordPress Tip: Section Widget and Advanced XML Export -- wordpress Plugin Winner and Runner Up

  66. Google Releases Sidewiki and Adds to the Growing Trend of Conversation

  67. Duct Tape Technical Writers

  68. Smashing Magazine Lists 10 Web Usability Guidelines

  69. Dallas STC Summit Proposals Due Oct 5

  70. New Content Strategy SIG

  71. STC 2008 Salary Database -- See Salaries for Technical Writers in Your State

  72. Tips to Get Around Age Discrimination

  73. Information Overload -- Conversation with Ricardo Amigo

  74. Introduction to getting a job in technical writing (TW Job)

  75. "Tell me a story" -- Advice from Writers

  76. Being fake (Sins of blogging)

  77. The Appeal of Adobe InDesign

  78. STC: Quo Vadis? Mike Hughes gets introspective about the STC situation

  79. The Content Wrangler Moves to WordPress

  80. How Do Blogs and Wikis Fit Together?

  81. NY Times criticized for letting Pogue maintain Apple bias

  82. WordPress Tip: WordPress Worm Requires Upgrade to 2.8.4

  83. Writing as Conversation -- Brainsparks Podcast with Ginny Redish

  84. The best time to publish your blog posts

  85. Creativity in the Workplace

  86. Avoiding the Shut Down Mode

  87. STC's Online Certificate Courses

  88. Clive Thompson on the New Literacy

  89. An argument for slowing down in an age of rapid online exchanges

  90. Why teens don't use Twitter

  91. Podcast with Anne Gentle about her Conversation and Community book

  92. Review of Conversation and Community: The Social Web for Documentation

  93. Converting Lurkers into Contributors in Online Communities -- Nielsen's 90-9-1 Rule

  94. A Refreshing Angle on the Name of our Profession

  95. Making Spaces in Cluttered Houses and Cluttered Lives

  96. A Few Software Tips to Make Technical Writing Easier

  97. Humor essay about a car manual's diction

  98. "Social Documentation" -- Cool but Problematic

  99. The Importance of LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook in Job Searches

  100. Students Engaged by Discussion, Not Smart Classrooms

  101. Three Books on DITA

  102. Convert RSS Feeds into a Magazine Format with Zinepal

  103. The Link Between Creativity and Organization

  104. Productivity Tip: Paper Number Piles

  105. Carcast: Friday Thoughts on Reading, Publish2, and Writer River

  106. Applying Strunk and White's "Omit Needless Words" to Life

  107. New Intermountain-STC Chapter Site

  108. All About Technical Writing -- The Writing Show

  109. Every piece of content matters - an interview with Gerry McGovern | Information & Design

  110. Apple blogger makes living from blog

  111. Writing Style Guides and Your Parenting Style

  112. Exporting Documentation to Wikis

  113. Write When Inspired, Rest When Tired

  114. Finding Business Models in the Economics of Free

  115. Why Free Is the Future of Business

  116. Stephen Fry iTunes Festival Keynote on Copyright and Music Piracy

  117. Exactly How Much Does a Wordcamp Cost?

  118. Tech Comm Lobotomies

  119. Discovering Relationship Tables

  120. Blogging as an Outlet for Technical Writers

  121. Perks About Working in an Office Instead of Working from Home

  122. Lying in a Hammock, or, Having a Single Goal without a Purpose

  123. Are You Irrelevant? Engaging, Provocative Video

  124. Screen Captures May Not Make Sense

  125. Tip for Usability in Context-Sensitive Help

  126. UAX (User Assistance Experience): Online vs. on-line

  127. Maker's Schedule, Manager's Schedule

  128. Read This If You Hate Meetings - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  129. Daring Fireball: Charging for Access to News Sites

  130. My STC Live Webinar on Blogging This Wednesday at 1pm

  131. Podcast on Content Strategy: Interview with Rahel Bailie

  132. Moving Towards a Manifesto About Online Versus Print Formats

  133. Become a Link Journalist for Writer River

  134. What can Technical Authors learn from celebrity chefs and musicians? Cherryleaf Technical Authors Blog

  135. Toward Content Quality :: UXmatters

  136. Content Strategy: The Philosophy of Data - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

  137. My Guest Post on Unstoppability for DMN Communications

  138. Three Questions to Start Thinking Like a Content Strategist

  139. Insight into the theory of mind

  140. New York Times Starts a “What We're Reading” Section

  141. A List Apart: Articles: Content-tious Strategy

  142. Content Strategy - a knol by Jeffrey MacIntyre

  143. Best Practices For Effective Design Of "About me"-Pages | Design Showcase | Smashing Magazine

  144. Is This Meeting Really Necessary?

  145. The Paris Review - Gay Talese: The Art of Nonfiction No. 2

  146. InDesignSecrets » Learn InDesign One Feature at a Time

  147. Keys to Being a Trusted Source of Information: Gryphon Mountain Journals

  148. If You're a Writer, Write

  149. STC's wiki is also scheduled for demolition :: TechCommDood

  150. What Users Don't Care About

  151. Get Set Up

  152. Content Theory: Sheep and Chaos — MK Anderson

  153. A Mile Wide and 30 Seconds Deep: A Metaphor for Help from Mike Hughes

  154. Two New Tools I'm Learning

  155. Biking to Work – A Good Idea, But …

  156. How the Web and the Weblog have changed Writing

  157. Interactive Google Map of Where I Work

  158. Feedburner Add Customizable Subject Lines to Email Subscriptions

  159. Mind Hacks: In our wildest dreams

  160. Implementing a Department Wiki? A Writer Shares Some Dos and Don'ts (Guest Post)

  161. Palimpsest: This is the future of technical communication

  162. I Need Your Human Aggregated Content

  163. Secrecy versus openness in communication

  164. Write Articles, Not Blog Postings (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

  165. PDF Manuals: The Wrong Paradigm for an Online Experience

  166. Can You Get Fit in Six Minutes a Week? - Well Blog - NYTimes.com

  167. 50 Free Resources That Will Improve Your Writing Skills | Developers Toolbox | Smashing Magazine

  168. How Google Does Help

  169. Real Projects for Entry-Level Writers Trying to Build Their Portfolios

  170. Page Layout and Design Tips from Jean-luc Doumont's Trees, maps, and theorems

  171. Outsourcing vs. offshoring, and how U.S.-based technical writers can stay competitive « Your Writing Dept Blog

  172. "What I'm Reading": A New Feature on My Site and a Tweak of Writer River

  173. Core Dump: STC Floundering?

  174. Technically Speaking » The STC Crisis: the take of a “young” writer

  175. Generation B - Mr. Mom, Father's Day Edition - NYTimes.com

  176. Identity and Authority. Why the Foundation of Documentation is Changing. | The LugIron Software Blog

  177. 4J's Group - THE CONTENT POOL: It's STC not STW

  178. Seeing the World in Clearer, Simpler Ways

  179. It's Time to Shoot Your Blog | Copyblogger

  180. Fictitious Documentation

  181. Inkscape: the free alternative to Adobe Illustrator

  182. The Blockhead Blog: Does the STC deserve to survive?

  183. In Which I Comment on the STC Issue — MK Anderson

  184. Lifelines to the STC

  185. Forms that Work – Interview with Caroline Jarrett (podcast)

  186. Palimpsest: Whither STC?

  187. Speakers and fees: an insiders view | Speaker Confessions

  188. 10 Sites That Produce Quality WordPress Content — Nathan Rice

  189. WordPress Single Post Templates — Nathan Rice

  190. Palimpsest: Flare 5 DITA feature review Part 1: Overview and map files

  191. Extracting Images from Visio and Inserting Them in Indesign

  192. Cartoon 12 [The Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway]

  193. How to Avoid Extinction as a Technical Communicator

  194. Cartoon 11 [The Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway]

  195. Blogging, Podcasting, and Screencasting: Eight Characteristics to Attract Devoted Followers [Part 2]

  196. Blogging, Podcasting, and Screencasting: Eight Characteristics to Attract Devoted Followers [Part I]

  197. Cartoon 10 [The Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway]

  198. Quick reference guide slides from the Transalpine Conference

  199. Social Networks and the TransAlpine Conference

  200. Cartoon 9 [The Twelve Days of Christmas Giveaway]

  201. Day 8 Cartoon [The Twelve Days of Christmas in June Giveaway]

  202. Add Links Using the Publish2 Bookmarklet

  203. Day 7 Cartoon [The Twelve Days of Christmas in June Giveaway]

  204. Day 6 Cartoon [The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway]

  205. Day 5 Cartoon [Christmas in June Giveaway]

  206. Thinking About Vienna and the Legacy of Mozart

  207. Day 4 Cartoon [Christmas in June Giveaway]

  208. WordPress Tip: “Crunching” and “Burning”

  209. Day 3 Cartoon [12 Days of Christmas in June Giveaway]

  210. Day 2 Cartoon [The Twelve Days of Christmas in June Giveaway]

  211. Day 1 Cartoon -- [The Twelve Days of Christmas in June Giveaway]

  212. 12 Days of Christmas in June Giveaway

  213. Free video soft: video converter, ipod converter, mp4 converter

  214. Having Fun with Snagit

  215. WordPress Tip: Implement WordPress's Threaded Comments

  216. WordPress Tip: 10 Reasons Why I Like WordPress

  217. Anne Gentle on her Forthcoming Book, Conversation and Community: The Social Web for Documentation

  218. Following the NBA Can Make You a Better Technical Writer

  219. Your WordPress Site Can Get Hacked If You Don't Have This

  220. STC Toronto's New Five-and-Five Chapter Model

  221. Richard Hamilton's XML Press Imprint

  222. Converting Readers from Casual Subscribers to Devoted Followers

  223. Sailboats and Cruise Ships, or, How My Work Podcast Was Dwarfed by a Mega Work Podcast

  224. Madcap's Flare-DITA Solution (podcast)

  225. The State of Structured Authoring in Technical Communication (podcast)

  226. Drawing as a Tool for Thinking: The Back of the Napkin

  227. The Best Thing I Did This Week

  228. John Hedtke on Disaster Preparedness and Book Publishing

  229. Starting Points with Quick Reference Guides: Gathering Before Designing

  230. GUI Magnets -- Prototyping User Interfaces with Simple Magnets

  231. Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers and the Real Reason You Are a Successful Writer

  232. James Bond: The History of the Illustrated 007 (Podcast with Alan Porter)

  233. Mother-in-Law Tip for Reading Manuals

  234. STC Summit Atlanta Adventures: The Agony and Ecstasy of Presenting

  235. Ginny Redish -- Letting Go of the Words (Podcast Interview at STC Summit)

  236. Personal Branding: You Are What You Write About

  237. Two Stories About How to Write Help

  238. Going to Atlanta, #stc09

  239. Documentation Usability: A Few Things I've Learned from Watching Users

  240. WordPress Tip: Recording of WordPress Webinar

  241. Can Others Do Your Job?

  242. Making Money from Blogging

  243. The Wind and A Lot of Thoughts About Pessimism and Optimism

  244. Telecommuting into Nonexistent Worlds

  245. Anne Gentle to Give Virtual Presentation on Wikis on Thursday, April 23

  246. What to Blog/Write About

  247. Quick Reference Guides: Short and Sweet Documentation

  248. Quick Reference Guides Right Where You Need Them

  249. Blogging: A New Role for Technical Communicators

  250. Why Most Designers Will Be Freelancers Within 20 Years | Freelance Folder

  251. How Video Can Turn Your Career Around

  252. The Corporate Blogger Story

  253. AP Article Leads to "Helping Husbands and Fathers" Photo Project

  254. Site Name Change

  255. Adobe InDesign and Transparent Images on Color Backgrounds

  256. Have Notebook Will Travel

  257. Some Notes from Podcamp

  258. Interviews that Shaped My Podcasting Style and Approach

  259. InDesignSecrets » Blog Archive » Eliminating YDB (Yucky Discolored Box) Syndrome

  260. Check Your Site's Loading Time

  261. Survey About Technical Writers' Training Needs for 2009

  262. Introduction to Technical Writing (podcast)

  263. Managing Writers: Interview with Richard Hamilton (podcast)

  264. What To Do When You're Not Picked to Be America's Next Top Tech Writer

  265. New Feature: Regular Guest Posts

  266. Why I Don't Take Freelance Writing Jobs Anymore

  267. WordPress Tip: Introduction to WordPress -- Webinar, April 14

  268. Jane's Presentation, Twitter for Business (podcast)

  269. Examples of Perfect Screencasts

  270. "Like My Own Personal Brand of Heroin"

  271. HD Screencast Example

  272. Managing Your Social Media Profiles and Badges

  273. The Importance of Validation (video)

  274. Notes Watching Senior Users at the Computer

  275. Podcamp Salt Lake City, March 27 -- "Interviewing Remote and Local Guests for Podcasts"

  276. Podcast -- Blogging for Technical Communicators Webinar (Part 2)

  277. Podcast -- Blogging for Technical Communicators Webinar (Part 1)

  278. STC Speaker's Registry | Find experts fast

  279. Emotional States of Computer Users in Times of Frustration

  280. Lessons Learned with Quick Reference Guides: Timing and Truth

  281. STC Presentation this Thursday: "Quick Reference Guides: Short and Sweet Technical Documentation"

  282. Translating with the New Madcap Lingo V2

  283. CSS-Tricks #1: Converting a Photoshop Mockup (part 1 of 3)

  284. InDesignSecrets

  285. Trends in Web Design Involving WordPress

  286. WordPress Tip: Rotating Flash Tag Clouds

  287. Blogging Webinar Thursday Evening

  288. WordPress Tip: Podcasts on WordPress: WordPress Weekly from the WordPress Tavern

  289. Communication Preferences and Jane's Voicemail Message

  290. "You know what .chms need? More bling-bling. More flash..."

  291. robfelty.com :: Blog :: Collapsing Pages

  292. Tip: Automatically Push Your Latest Blog Posts Across Twitter

  293. Can SharePoint 2007 Be Used as a Help Authoring Tool?

  294. Embedding HD Quality Screencasts in Your Blog

  295. WordPress Tip: Merging Worlds: DITA and WordPress

  296. Free Screen Sharing Software: Adobe Connect

  297. Documentation Review Techniques (videocast)

  298. TiltViewer - About

  299. Structured Authoring Survey from Scriptorium

  300. 10 Things I Learned from My Last Podcast

  301. Podcast: Make Your Help Indispensable, Safeguard Your Job

  302. A Five-Click Solution to Publishing and Uploading Screen Videos to SharePoint

  303. Customizing a SharePoint Site

  304. Added a Blog Wall to my site

  305. DITA Topics Tutorial

  306. Embracing Opportunity

  307. Premium WordPress Themes, WordPress 2.5 Premium Themes, Premium Wordpress Blog Templates | Blog Oh Blog

  308. Web Design WordPress function list

  309. Where I Stand on DITA

  310. Styling Category Levels in WordPress (video)

  311. Below the Line: Podcasters report their top 3 podcasting tips - part 1

  312. Coding Horror: The Two Types of Browser Zoom

  313. Great Books by Writers Who Aren't Dead Yet

  314. Upcoming Presentations, or, Blogging and Increased Visibility

  315. Thoughts on Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

  316. WordPress TV Launches -- The Appeal of Video Continues to Expand

  317. Screencasting -- Workflow and Presentation, by Collin Turner (Podcast)

  318. Twittering Tips for Beginners - Pogue's Posts Blog - NYTimes.com

  319. A Technical Writer with Extra Privileges? Responding to a Question about Roles (Videocast)

  320. Poll: What blogging software is available for use at your work?

  321. Top Technical Communication News for January 2009

  322. WritersUA Salary Survey, Tools Survey, and Upcoming Conference

  323. My STC Intercom Article about Writer River and Community-Driven Websites

  324. Tech Comm Toolbox: a Directory of Tools, Consultants, and Conferences

  325. Dilbert animated shorts from your favorite comic strips

  326. Flare Context Sensitive Help – Focusing the Minimized Help Window Back on Top

  327. WordPress Tip: Questions I'm Often Asked About WordPress and Blogging

  328. Wrapping up 2008 – Successes, Failures, and Goals for the Next Year

  329. Tech Comm Toolbox

  330. Podcast: Help Authoring with Doc-To-Help 2009, Interview with Nicky Bleiel

  331. Good Designs Have Strong Contrast

  332. The Pleasure of Language -- Essential Listening for Hyper-corrective Grammarians

  333. How to Create Columns with CSS Float | eHow.com


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