Archives for 2017

A Search Engine is Your Best Friend

Perhaps you could write an article or a book without using a search engine, although I don’t see how—or why. If you use facts that are less incontrovertible than the sun rising each morning, you must verify them to avoid potential litigation. But that’s only the beginning. After you complete your work and set out […]

NorCal Chapter Member Has 3 Contest Wins

Northern California chapter member Lizette Wanzer has been named a prize winner in three different categories of the Keats Soulmaking Literary Competition: *Creative Non-Fiction *Religious Essay *Intercultural Essay The awards event is Sunday, March 5th, at the main branch of the San Francisco Public Library. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.

NWU is on Women’s Marches from Coast to Coast

NEW YORK “On Election Day, I went in my room and cried. Ever since, I’ve been feeling depressed and scared. I was going to bring my daughter today, but I was scared and kept her at home. But after today, I feel hopeful and confident again.” That’s what one woman, a member of a small […]

Preparándonos para los ataques de Trump contra la prensa

    El Sindicato Nacional de Escritores NWU trabaja de cerca con otras organizaciones de escritores para desarrollar una estrategia para combatir las acciones hostiles que la administración de Trump tiene hacia la libertad de prensa y el derecho de los ciudadanos a estar informados. La primera conferencia de prensa del secretario de prensa de […]

Preparing for Trump’s Attacks on the Press

NWU is working more closely with other writers’ groups to develop a strategy to combat the Trump Administration’s hostility towards a free press and the public’s right to know. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s opening press briefing, where he attacked the media and took no questions, and Kellyanne Conway’s theory of “Alternative Facts” are […]

Communication Workers of America Has a Job Opening for a Data Specialist

Communications Workers of America is on the lookout for a new data specialist. While this position requires more technical skills than craftiness with a pen, an ability to effectively communicate is a must! Plus you will be using your talents to advance the cause of unions and workers. This job opening is for someone with […]

Help Fellow Writers by Filling Out an Author Coalition Survey

2017 is upon us, and while many things are changing, some things remain the same. One is the need for National Writers Union members to complete Author Coalition of America surveys! The form you’re filling out may not seem like much. It may even seem like a self-interested task — but you are actually helping the […]