Recently ASJA has received a grant from the National Institute of Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation for ASJA’s first-ever national reporting project on the topic “Gender Identity and Mental Health: What’s the Cost?” The goal of this grant is to fuel a national conversation about the significant mental health risks facing gay and transgender youth. ASJA Confidential sat down with President Sherry Beck Paprocki to get the scoop on this exciting project, grants from which are only available to members and associate members.   Read more.

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How to Find Your Writer Tribe

Headshot: Susan ShaferSherry Paprocki

We talk a lot in ASJA about networking. Some of us have seen life-long friendships grow out of the unique challenges and rewards we discuss with other independent writers. Networking is more than just meeting strangers once a year at a conference. Building a tribe isn’t as simple as that. More »

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