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Of Interest: Call for Speakers – CIDM Summer Conference on Judicious Editing

Judicious Editing— July 24-25, 2018

On the heels of the IDEAS Winter 2018 conference, Writing Well, comes Judicious Editing, the IDEAS Summer 2018 conference. It doesn’t matter how good your writing skills are, you can always benefit from another set of eyes. Whether performed by a peer, a professional, or you yourself, editing is a critical phase of the publication process. It helps to validate accuracy, confirm readability, improve usability, and enforce conformance to corporate standards. Nevertheless, the review and approval phases of a project are often compromised as we struggle with differing opinions, changing feedback, and condensed timelines.

What can you do to make the editing and review process as painless as possible? What should editors be looking for and what can writers do to better prepare their content for editing in the first place? What role do automated quality checkers serve in the process? What do you do when reviewers disagree? Join us for the answers to these questions and more!

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A Word from the New Editor!


Hi! My name is Yoel Strimling and I’m the new editor of Corrigo! First, a little about me:

When people ask me what I do, I tell them I spin straw into gold.
I’ve been an editor for 20 years, and over the course of my career, I’ve successfully improved the content, writing style, and look and feel of my employers’ most important and most used customer-facing documentation by researching and applying the principles of documentation quality and survey design.

I’ve presented twice at STC Summits: once in 2008 (Editing Modular Documentation: Some Best Practices) and once in 2017 (So You Think You Know What Your Readers Want?).
I’m a member of tekom Israel and a Senior Member of STC.

I’m really excited to be here and lend my expertise to this great resource – but it won’t be great if you don’t help! We’re looking for STC Technical Editing SIG members to contribute to Corrigo – for more details, see the About Corrigo page.

If you are interested in helping out or submitting to Corrigo, please email me at

I look forward to hearing from you!