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March / April 2009

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  • What is your six-word memoir? Once asked to write a full story in six words, legend has it that novelist Ernest Hemingway responded: "For Sale: baby shoes, never worn."

    Can you write something of your life in six words? If so, send it to us and we'll publish it in the May issue. For more examples and details, see Alliene's article.

  • 8th Annual Pleasanton Poetry, Prose & Arts Festival
    Saturday & Sunday, April 4 & 5, 2009
    This is an exciting two-day celebration of poetry, prose and visual arts, filled with inspiring and informative events and people. East Bay STC will have a table there on "Literary Row." For more information, visit

  • Technical Communication Summit — STC's 56th Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on May 3 - 6, 2009. For details, see

Feature Articles

Eight Job Search Myths — Busted

Rebecca Metschke, author of the The Interview Edge, puts to rest eight common job search myths.

Write on Time: Keep Those Kudos Koming

Melody Brumis, EBSTC Senior Member, describes the whys and wherefores of kudos.

Obsessed With Possessives

Andrea Wenger, Carolina STC Chapter Member and Membership Manager, leads us through the often confusing thicket of the proper uses of the apostophe.

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