The Technical Editing (TE) SIG joined with the Consulting/Independent Contracting (CIC) SIG for the TE SIG’s second quarterly meeting. Lori Meyers, TE-SIG co-manager, and Marilyn Woelk, CIC SIG champion, provided a brief status of their SIGs’ activities.

Andrea Wenger, STC TE SIG member and STC Nominating Committee member, presented a webinar entitled “Strategies for Simplifying Your Writing.” Andrea covered useful strategies for paring down your writing. The strategies included shortening sentences, using proper grammar and punctuation, and choosing simpler, more powerful words.