Author Archives: WIN Writing Group

About WIN Writing Group

WIN Writing Group is a network within the Women's Information Network (WIN), Washington's premier professional, political, and social network dedicated to empowering young, pro-choice, Democratic women. From this organization, our writing group was formed to give WIN members a community in which to write. We focus on creative nonfiction, which is defined as any writing that is intended to be read as true.

On Writing a Book: Author Advice

“What do you wish you’d known about the process of writing a book that you didn’t know before you did it?” Steve Silberman asked that question to a bunch of authors and got a treasure trove of advice. He kindly shares … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – for Writing

It’s winter and we are in the midst of the holiday season – what isn’t there to write about? Take a few minutes from your holiday partying to write down some thoughts. With the days so short and the weather … Continue reading

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What’s Your Opinion?

Learn How to Write an Op-Ed & Make Your Voice Heard Only 15% of bylines on the opinion pages are women. Some of the most valuable intellectual real estate is the page opposite the editorial, the op-ed page. What do you … Continue reading

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Love Your Body. Today and Every Day

This post is part of the 2011 Love Your Body Day Blog Carnival. Follow along on Twitter at #lybd. More than 80% of 4th grade girls have been on a fad diet (Social Issues Research Centre). The body type portrayed … Continue reading

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The ACA and Why Women Need to Vote in 2012

This blog is part of the #HERvotes blog carnival Passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was an arduous process. A lot of us wished for different outcomes in some regard. It cannot be denied, however, that this reform to … Continue reading

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Friends Don’t Let Friends Stay Home on Election Day. Especially not girlfriends.

This blog is part of the #HERvotes blog carnival Do you like living in a representative democracy? Do you like social safety nets like social security and medicare? How about the right to full reproductive health care including abortion? Or … Continue reading

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WODW Recap: Turn Your Passion into Your Profession: Tips for Getting Published

One of the many wonderful things about being in WIN is Women Opening Doors for Women (WODW). It’s a night filled with access to amazing women who are not only shining in their careers, but willing to sit down with … Continue reading

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Join us at Women Opening Doors for Women and Hear from the Best on How to Get Published

WIN’s signature event, Women Opening Doors for Women (WODW) is always a night to remember. It starts with a reception, sure to have amazing speakers (not to mention delicious food and an open bar), and a chance to mingle and … Continue reading

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Recap: Finding Your Online Voice: Political Blogging 101

“Look for things to have an opinion on. They won’t always come to you.” – Amanda Hess” Pay attention to the races nobody else is paying attention to.” – Kay Steiger “You can pack a lot of right wing anger … Continue reading

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Finding Your Online Voice: Political Blogging 101

JOIN US! WIN’s  Political Training Team and the WIN Writing Group Proudly Present:  Finding Your Online Voice: Political Blogging 101  True or False: There are more female bloggers than male in today’s online media? If you answered true, you are … Continue reading

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