Corrigo Newsletter Summary, December 2011Hello fellow STC Technical Editing SIG Members!
As the year 2011 draws to a close, the newly elected board members of the Technical Editing SIG for 2012 have been announced! Congratulations to the following election winners: Lori Meyer, Co-manager; Dan Riechers, Treasurer; Lara Tellis, Secretary; Andrea Wenger, Membership Manager. And, here's wishing everyone a wonderful Year Ahead!
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NEWSLETTER ARTICLESThis fourth Corrigo issue of 2011 provides an engaging set of editing-related articles that cull from the wisdom of experience and provide new learning. You wouldn't want to miss reading the articles!
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The Technical Stylist on the Battle of the Usage GuidesIn this article, our technical stylist, Kathy Underwood, lists and throws light on some excellent usage guides. Read this article and find out if you have the right reference books on your shelf.
To find out more, visit http://www.stc-techedit.org/Battle+of+the+Usage+Guides
4 Lessons Learned During a Long-term Editing GigAvon Murphy provides insight that you could leverage as an editor. Based on vast experience, Avon gives 4 useful pointers that it might do well for you to keep in mind.
To find out more, visit http://www.stc-techedit.org/4+Lessons+Learned+During+a+Long-term+Editing+Gig
The Wicked Which and Other Fairy TalesThis reprinted article by Andrea Wenger busts some writing myths. If you've read it before, it still is worth skimming through a second time because it's so easy to get carried away by such mythical matters. And if you haven't read this article earlier, then it certainly is a must read to gain a clear perspective about what really matters in good writing.
To find out more, visit http://www.stc-techedit.org/The+Wicked+Which+and+Other+Fairy+Tales
The Substance of StyleThis summary article provides an overview of Bette Frick's presentation on style manuals. Read this article, and get a quick understanding of style fundamentals.
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