Douglas Kirchgesler Is a Winner

When we held our last drawing for the winner of a $20 gift card for a contributor to Lines & Letters, Douglas was the lucky winner. If you submit an article for our newsletter, you are eligible to be in our drawing. Submit articles to newsletter@neostc.org. We love book reviews, conference reviews, think pieces, and … Continue reading…

In the Spotlight: Miriam F. Williams

Congratulate Miriam F. Williams as she takes on the position of Editor-in-Chief for the journal, Technical Communication, beginning in January 2021. She brings a most outstanding background to the position.   The  https://www.stc.org/notebook/2020/09/21/meet-the-new-editor-of-technical-communication/ site notes the following about Miriam.   “Dr. Williams, a Professor, Associate Chair for the Department of English, and former Director of the MA in … Continue reading…

In the Spotlight: Jim Tabaczynski

Jim has an impressive background with many years as an independent practitioner. Enjoy his answers to the questions asked. As you have nearly 40 years communications experience including agency and corporate public relations, as well as more than 20 years as an independent practitioner, what is the secret to your success? Well, you’re assuming that I’m … Continue reading…

In the Spotlight: Michael J. Metts

Michael J. Metts, Co-author of Writing Is Designing and Director of Content Design for Upwork Michael J Metts is the Co-author of “Writing Is Designing” and the Director of Content Design for Upwork, a web-based platform that connects freelance talent to a wide-array of industries. Michael and his co-author presented Writing is Designing, Words and … Continue reading…

Older and Wiser – New Ideas for Youth Mentoring in the 21st Century (Book Review)

Jean E. Rhodes is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring at the University of Massachusetts Boston. She also co-founded the European Centre for Evidence-Based Mentoring and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association. She has studied and written about youth mentoring for decades.  In Older and Wiser, Rhodes discusses mentoring research and … Continue reading…