Professional Societies

Society for Technical Communications Sites
STC National Organization
STC New York Metro Chapter
STC Philadelphia Metro Chapter
STC New England Chapter

Other Sites

American Medical Writers Association
The HTML Writers Guild

Other Useful Sites

The Official TECHWR-L – The Internet forum for technical communicators.

Saul Carliner’s overview of the industry – A great “how to” and commentary site about the technical communications business.

More Tech Writing Sites – A collection of links to grammar resources.

The Ultimate Freelance Writing Career Guide – A wonderful article dedicated to freelance writers.

Online Tools, Strategies and Editing Software for Writers – A collection of tech-based resources for writers to help them publish their work, check their spelling and grammar, organize brainstorming ideas, arrange/edit/format their manuscripts and lots more.

UX Portfolio Tips – A quick read on creating a compelling UX portfolio.

Calculating the ROI of UX – I’m all about numbers and this article quantifies the benefits and measures the Return on Investment on UX.

Instructional Design – estimation of cost and time – A collection of studies surrounding the cost and time associated with Instructional Design.

Every now and then we all need a quick refresher on the basics of writing and grammar.  One of our good friends at was kind enough to share their blog,