August 21, 2017: The Editor as Collaborator: Communication Makes the Difference

Editing skills play an important role in quality technical communication. However, even the most skilled editors need to communicate professionally and effectively with their writers. This presentation explores how effective communication with colleagues and clients can help editors enhance team communication, improve documentation, and provide writers with valuable insights to enhance their writing.

About Lori Meyer

Lori Meyer is a technical writer and editor who has served in both roles throughout her career. She currently writes documentation and training materials for a Silicon Valley software company. Lori is an STC Fellow, a member and volunteer for the STC Technical Editing SIG, co-manager of the STC Instructional Design and Learning SIG, and past president of the East Bay and Washington DC-Baltimore Chapters. She also volunteers for the Rochester, San Diego, and Carolina Chapters.

Date: Monday, August 21, 2017

Networking/social time: 6:00-7:00pm
Presentation time: 7:00-8:00pm+
Location: IHOP Restaurant, 4200 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Cost: Free

Note: You don’t have to be an official STC member to attend the meetings.

STC Presentation Link

Note: There were some technical difficulties recording the screen. It is recommended that you follow along with the slides as well as the video audio.

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