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Boulder Writers Alliance News

Writing API (application programming interface) documentation is a growth area for many technical writers. Learn more about this major career opportunity in our free March 3rd program, “Documenting RESTful APIs.” Get full program details and register at https://bwamarch2018.eventbrite.com.

Our November program helped a packed house “Find the Right Audience for Your Business or Your Book!” Speaker Donna Evans revealed the five major mistakes that stop entrepreneurs and authors from attracting their ideal clients or audience. Attendees learned how to tailor-make their own unique client and audience generation system. BWA also sponsored its annual career networking social mixer at the Boulder Cork in August. Our May educational program showed attendees how to “Amp Up Social Media!” today. Copies of the presentations are available for download on our Meeting Notes page.

To complement all our formal BWA events, BWA also started a Meetup group, which provides a variety of extra events and get togethers. Sign up for the free BWA Meetup group to learn about these additional professional education and networking events.

About the Boulder Writers Alliance

The Boulder Writers Alliance (BWA), established in 1991, is a nonprofit organization of communications professionals in Boulder and throughout Colorado. Members specialize in all facets of writing and communications, including technical and marketing writing, fiction and journalism, editing, graphic arts, multimedia, and websites.

Are You Looking for a Communications Professional?

BWA connects employers with members through a free job posting service.

Employers can also search our Find A Writer database for BWA members with the desired skills and experience in Boulder, Denver, and throughout Colorado. Get the latest BWA brochure or postcard for more information about the wide variety of skills that BWA members possess.

Are You Looking for Education, Networking, and Marketing Opportunities?

BWA provides educational programs, social and other events, and e-mail lists for both members and non-members.

We also offer members marketing opportunities through a listing in our Find A Writer database, through exclusive job postings, and our private members-only e-mail list. Join BWA to take advantage of these membership benefits.

How Else Can You Get Involved With BWA?

Click the icons at the bottom of the page to follow the Boulder Writers Alliance on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Please “like” us on Facebook and follow BWA on the other services. Also join BWA’s new Meetup group to keep informed about events.

Subscribe and discuss. Get on our public e-mail list for industry discussions and notices — just go to http://groups.yahoo.com/group/discuss-bwa/ and click Join This Group. BWA members automatically get an invitation to this public e-mail list, as well as to a private list. The private e-mail list includes job leads and other members-only information.

editing initiativeCurrently at BWA…

  • We’ve launched a low-cost membership option for college or high school students, and their teachers. Students get the opportunity to meet and work with publishing professionals, enhancing their career prospects and knowledge.
  • We’re looking for volunteers to help with a variety of fun tasks. Help BWA while also gaining marketable new skills. Current volunteer needs include a Volunteer Chairperson, people with WordPress skills to help with a site overhaul, and other important activities.

For more information on career-building volunteer openings, e-mail volunteers@bwa.org. Help out, gain a new skill. We’ll even provide the training.

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