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

Subject: Reminder: WIW Home Office Technology Conference, Feb. 20, Washington, DC
From: Ken Reigner <cbsmedia -at- EARTHLINK -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 1999 04:45:31 -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', editors' and
journalists' home offices will be plentiful during the Home Office
Technology Conference scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 20.

Sponsored by the non-profit 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, 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

Registration is $115 for WIW members and $140 for non-members. Writers
may join WIW and attend the conference for $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)
347-4973 or <mailto:washwriter -at- aol -dot- com>.

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 United States, 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.

Further information is available on the World Wide Web at
<> 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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