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September/October 2002

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STC Conference - NashvilleNashville Nuggets
The 49th annual STC conference was held in Nashville this time. Gwaltney Mountford gives us an account of the “new-idea” sessions she attended at the conference in between sipping tea and enjoying venison. This photograph was taken from Gwaltney's room at the conference.

Trends in Technical Writing

Susan Harlan, who also attended the annual conference, talks about two new words which should be added to a technical writer’s repertoire: ROI (Return On Investment) and BC (Business Case).

Online Writing

Scott Wallace starts a new series on Online Writing with the eternally controversial issue of Web and web. He recommends using web in generic situations and Web in specific situations.

Meeting Report

The anniversary party was a great success. There was poetry and there was cake! Enjoy these photographs of the event. Becky also gives us a summary of the program presented by Mark Shaltz on how to make each interview memorable.



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