WIW Home Office Technology Conference, Feb. 20, Washington, DC

Subject: WIW Home Office Technology Conference, Feb. 20, Washington, DC
From: Ken Reigner <cbsmedia -at- EARTHLINK -dot- NET>
Date: Thu, 4 Feb 1999 04:59:43 -0500

[Please forgive the cross-posts.]

Writers To Learn How To Streamline Their Home-Based
Offices at WIW's Feb. 20 Home Office Technology Conference

WASHINGTON--Tips and techniques for modernizing writers' home offices
will be plentiful during the Home Office Technology Conference scheduled for
Saturday, Feb. 20.

Sponsored by Washington Independent Writers (WIW), the conference is
designed for individuals who work from home-based offices. Sessions will
focus on using technology to streamline home offices and improve efficiency.
The meeting will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the University Club, 1135 16th
St. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Rob Pegoraro, editor of the Washington Post's Fast Forward section,
will address how technology affects the media and the marketplace. Ken
Norkin, free-lance copywriter and president of KN Creative, will speak about
how writers can modernize their home offices.

Melinda (Mindy) McAdams, American Press Institute Web strategist, will
discuss how writers can connect to the world through the Internet. Sara
Cormeny, independent Web site designer and founder of paperlantern.com, will
advise writers on how to create World Wide Web pages. A question-and-answer
session featuring free-lance writer and independent consultant Peter J.
Ognibene, as well as all of the day's speakers, will close out the

Advance registration is $100 for WIW members and $125 for non-members.
After Feb. 10, fees will increase to $115 and $140, respectively. Writers
may join WIW and attend the conference for $180 with advance registration.
After Feb. 10, that rate will increase to $195. A $10 surcharge will apply
to registrations at the door. A buffet lunch is included with registration.

For additional information or to register, contact WIW at (202) 347-

Washington Independent Writers was founded as a non-profit organization
in 1975 to provide writers, editors and journalists professional and social
forums for the exchange of ideas and information. As the largest regional
writers' organization in the country, it provides a variety of services and
resources to its 2,000 members and plays an active role in issues that
affect the independent writing profession.

Information is available on the World Wide Web at
<http://washwriter.org> or via e-mail at <mailto:washwriter -at- aol -dot- com>. The
WIW office is located at 220 Woodward Building, 733 15th St. N.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20005.

WIW also sponsors an Internet-based discussion and mailing list, WIW-L.
To subscribe, send e-mail to <mailto:listserv -at- cmuvm -dot- csv -dot- cmich -dot- edu>, and in
the body of the message, put the line "subscribe WIW-L your-first-name your-
last-name" (without the quotation marks).


Ken Reigner mailto:cbsmedia -at- earthlink -dot- net
Member, Board of Directors List Owner, WIW-L and WIW-JOBS
Chairman, Technology Committee mailto:wiw-l-request -at- cmuvm -dot- csv -dot- cmich -dot- edu
Washington Independent Writers mailto:wiw-jobs-request -at- cmuvm -dot- csv -dot- cmich -dot- edu

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