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Name: Deborah Hemstreet
Date registered: June 2, 2015

Latest posts

  1. Award of Excellence in STC International Summit — July 30, 2016
  2. How I Became a TC — June 2, 2015
  3. For the Love of Writing — June 2, 2015
  4. Review of My Presentation — January 17, 2013
  5. Help System Receives an Award — January 31, 2012

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Jul 30

Award of Excellence in STC International Summit

I was pleased to learn that I received my second International Award for Excellence in Technical Communication from the Soceity for Technical Communication, together with one of Rambam’s graphic artists, Merav Greenzweig, of Studio Givat Ela. An entry that wins an award of Excellence consistently meets high standards in all areas. The entry might contain a …

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Jun 02

How I Became a TC

OK, first things first: TC does not mean tech challenged (you are the one that’s tech challenged <grin>) TC is the abbreviation for Technical Communicator I moved to Israel to live in 1983. I had started out as a nurse, but found the differences between nursing in Israel and the US too difficult to adjust …

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Jun 02

For the Love of Writing

I love to write. I’ve always loved to write. I suppose you could call me a frustrated creative writer. How did I become a technical writer? That is for another page… what IS a technical writer is the real question. A technical writer is what many prefer to call my profession, although I prefer the …

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Jan 17

Review of My Presentation

On Sunday, January 13, I gave a presentation about work I do at Rambam Health Care Campus and shared more about the importance of this hospital for Northern Israel. The site is a central place for technical writers in Israel to network and share information. The elephant group also arranges meetings of general interest …

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Jan 31

Help System Receives an Award

A help system that I designed, Help for Accordance Bible Software for Version 9, received an award of Distinguished in the 2011 West Michigan Shores – Society for Technical Community Summit Awards competition. Because my entry won an award of Distinguished, the WMS chapter is automatically entering it  in the STC International Summit Awards competition. …

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Aug 23

English Editor: Rambam Hospital

As of August 14, 2011, I returned to Israel and am now working full time as the English Editor for several of their more critical public communications, including the new online Rambam Journal, the English website, and developing and editing documents for the R&D group. This marks a huge change in my career. I continue …

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