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By Michelle Rafter

When he was with me, my office assistant always let me know when a package had arrived, or if it was time for a break. He loved hanging out in the car while I ran errands, and lived for walks we took when I was frustrated with an article, or needed to stretch my legs.More »

From the President's Desk

by Randy Dotinga

ASJA President, Randy Dotinga

Soon, I'm going to have to deal with the tedious hassle of one of those vanishing oddities of the past: a check. Checks will soon be in the mail to writers across the United States, and the ASJA deserves plenty of credit.  More »

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The September 2014 issue of The ASJA Monthly is available now. Read articles about the Fall 2014 Conferences in San Francisco and Chicago, implications on writers from the Aereo legal decision, and more.

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