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Finding My Fellows

By Laura Laing, ASJA President

I first learned the word “fellowship” in the little Lutheran church I grew up in….


Are You Missing Out?‎

By Wendy Helfenbaum

Quick… what’s the fastest way to get top ROI for your ASJA membership dues? It’s a trick question, actually.


A Look Under the Hood

By Laura Laing

We mostly notice machines for what they do—dry our laundry, print a document, take us…


Give and Take

By Laura Laing

          Photo by Austin Chan on Unsplash I am an introvert. I have to…


Tele-Connections 2021: Don’t Miss Out

By By Erin O’Donnell and Jeannette Hurt, Co-Chairs, Tele-Connections 2021‎

This year’s Client Connections, which has been renamed for its virtual nature as Tele-Connections, is…


It’s Awards Time!

By Janine Latus

Once again ASJA is recognizing the best freelance writing of the year, so pull up…


Delighting in Gratitude

By Laura Laing

One of my friends writes a gratitude post on Facebook every day. Sometimes she’s grateful…