About Me

Steve Jong standing on the altar of the Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China, November 2014
At the Temple of Heaven in Beijing during our vacation in China, November 2014

Depending on who you ask, I’m a technical writer, a husband and father, a singer, a teacher, a townie, a volleyball player, a micro-scale apple grower, a deep-blue Democrat, an earnest and funny guy. They’re all right.

If you search for me on the Web I’ll most often come up in connection with STC, so I should just mention that professionally, I am a Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication, a former Director at Large of the Society, a past president of the New England chapter, and chair of the first STC Certification Commission.

I was born and raised in Massachusetts, but thanks to my mother I don’t have the accent. To answer the question “have you lived there all your life?” I can only give the old Yankee answer: not yet.

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