Unlike most journalists, ASJA member Julie Patrick-Barnhill puts the cart before the horse; that is, her speaking platform drives her writing rather than the other way around. Early in her career, her talks on motherhood and anger resulted in the explosively successful  She’s Gonna Blow! Real Help for Moms Dealing with Anger, which along with her 10 other titles has sold a cumulative total of over 200,000 copies.  More»

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ASJA’s Value Proposition: We Excel at Original Reporting

Headshot: Susan ShaferSherry Paprocki

There’s a phrase that pops out from many of the help wanted ads I see for writers. “Original reporting required,” they say. Sometimes, there’s a comment from someone who responds: “What is original reporting?” More »

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