Lines & Letters

Award-Winning Newsletter of NEO STC


Notice of Annual Business Meeting

Ohio STC will hold elections for officers for the 2021 – 2022 year on Thursday June 10 from 5:00pm  – 6:00pm Eastern Daylight time. Elections will be held for the positions of: Vice President: Candidate Lisa Adair, Senior Member Secretary Treasurer Our current Vice President, Barb Philbrick, will advance to office of President for the … Continue reading…

Leadership: What’s in it for you?

It is that time of year when we elect and appoint new leaders for the upcoming year. The Ohio STC year runs from July 1 through June 30 of the following year. We are seeking new leaders to carry our chapter forward in the upcoming year. Will you be one of them? What’s in it … Continue reading…

Monthly Meeting: March 4, 2021, Agile for Content Creators, Kevin Doherty

The OHIOSTC community was joined virtually by Kevin Doherty, Marketing Communications Manager for VYOND, an online animation software company. Kevin is ICAgile Certified Professional (ICP) in Agile facilitation. Agile development is typically focused on software development and/or engineering projects. This is reflected in some of the language used in the literature discussing the Agile processes. … Continue reading…

In the Spotlight: Ginny Haas

Ginny Haas, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Radcom, Inc. Ginny Haas is a long-time member and friend of NEOSTC (OHIOSTC). She is currently the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Radcom, Inc., a local business that provides technical documentation, instructional design, and process documentation services. Prior to joining Radcom, Ginny worked for an … Continue reading…

In the Spotlight: Darlene Richard

Say hello to the fabulously interesting Darlene Richard as she recently joined Ohio STC, lives and works in Australia, and is a native of Ohio. You will love reading about her background in the following. What is your personal background? I grew up in Mansfield, Ohio, in a rather extraordinary family.  My Dad was 20 … Continue reading…

Talk of the Town: Lisa Mileusnich Joins Adobe

Congratulate Lisa as she explains: “I’m a technical writer in an agile environment (using some info I learned at a recent STC meeting!), and I support a software tool called Workfront. Workfront (the company) was acquired by Adobe around the first of the year.” She goes on to say, “They are based in Lehi, Utah, … Continue reading…

Kelly Graham Is a Winner

When we held our last drawing for the winner of a $20 gift card for a contributor to Lines & Letters, Kelly 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: Lori Meyer

Be inspired and mesmerized as you read Lori’s answers to the questions asked.  She is current president of the most impressive Rochester Chapter. What is your current and past involvement with STC?I’ve been a member of STC for most of my technical communication career. I joined STC when I was living in Rochester, NY, and … Continue reading…

Congratulate Kelly Graham

Congratulations are in order for STC Associate Fellow Kelly Graham as she retires from Rockwell Automation after working there for more than three decades.  Since joining STC in 1990, her participation with NEO STC (now OHIO STC) has been a positive influence on the chapter and has moved us forward in our goal of promoting and sustaining the role … Continue reading…

Paul Holland Is a Winner

When we held our last drawing for the winner of a $20 gift card for a contributor to Lines & Letters, Paul 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…

Purdue Writing Lab (Site Review)

If you are commenting on a student paper, editing, or writing, you might like the Owl Purdue site as a reference. It is easy to search. It is also a reliable source of information on many issues related to writing.   An example is how the site provides an overview of the use of the … Continue reading…

Office Optional (Book Review)

Author Larry English is an Ohio-based writer who tells a great story in Office Optional. His story, in part, is about how he is a co-founder and now president of Centric Consulting, a company with a focus on building an office optional approach and a mission of creating a culture of happiness for their employees … Continue reading…