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"#Women in sports are often either 1 of 2 things: sex symbols or masculine. Here's how #rollerderby challenges that bit.ly/oIl7qE"
Jul 11, 2011
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"This week, I start a novel, walk with zombies, and spend the 4th of July with 40,000 people: get excited for the recap! http://bit.ly/roCgRb"
Jul 7, 2011
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"Yesterday, it was how to use the site - today, I list expectations of the US gov. Can't say my life isn't colorful: http://bit.ly/pWslMC"
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"Happy 4th of July! Today I'm talking about the meaning of American patriotism: http://bit.ly/l6Bz4C"
Jul 4, 2011
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"Your fashion responses are up, along with a new question: "what are you doing/did you do for 4th of July?" Let me know! http://bit.ly/mAKQXH"
Jul 3, 2011
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"Giving some love to Muslimah Media Watch today at my blog - thanks for giving voice to my Muslim sisters! http://bit.ly/k7atiS"
Jul 1, 2011
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"Seattle Pride pics, creative writing, and dance parties - what's not to like? Check out the latest Creative Every Day: http://bit.ly/ka6iWm"
Jun 30, 2011
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"How to Value Your Work - a vlog post for creative types - is appearing on my blog today! Check it out: http://bit.ly/jr1p3j"
Jun 29, 2011
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"Tired of sacrificing personal creativity for school/work? Find balance in productivity with these 5 tips: http://bit.ly/l69fp5"
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"Starting this week, I will be moving all blog operations back to my main site, and updating through status updates. Enjoy the linkage!"
Jun 27, 2011
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"Read the awesome answers to "who/what made you think about your #identity?" http://bit.ly/mo2xpw and tell me "what does #fashion do for you?"
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Science Fiction Stories: The Observer (Part II)

Today I am sharing part two of The Observer, my serial science fiction story. Two weeks ago, I introduced Taligunge, the alien observer who comes to Earth, and in this second part, she continues on just that journey. If you haven't read part one, I highly recommend you check it out right here. And, as always, feel free to let me know what suggestions you have for the next installment! Part two…See More
Jun 22, 2011
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Jun 21, 2011
Jordan A. commented on the group 'Writers of Indian/South Asian origin'
"Hi everyone! I have been doing a roundup of South Asian identity posts over at my blog The Cowation this week and I am asking my readers and the general community this question:   What or who in your life has made you think about your identity,…"
Jun 20, 2011

My personal creativity blog: The Cowation! (click to read)

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Who I am:
I am a current Barnard College student with a personal creativity blog. As a writer, blogger, artist, knitter, and all-over curious person, I have a lot to say!

My blog is at: http://thecowation.blogspot.com/
You can also find me on Twitter: @thecowation
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
N/A, although I've written a couple of National Novel Writing Month books.
Media outlets that I currently write for:
Refuse the Silence: http://www.refusethesilence.com/
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Memoir, Blog Posts
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Yes
Services I offer to other writers:
I offer tips on writing occasionally at my blog, and also moral support and endless cheering!
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
N/A
My professional associations:
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I found out about She Writes from:
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Jordan A.'s Blog

Politics with a Youthful Twist: Working for the Washington Bus

Posted on June 27, 2011 at 12:02am 0 Comments



I am a young voter - there, I've admitted it. I'm on par with the unicorn in my rarity and have only been voting for nary 2 years now. However, I have worked on campaigns before. In my high school days, I registered…
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The Q: What Does Fashion Do For You? (And Responses from Last Week)

Posted on June 26, 2011 at 8:06am 0 Comments

This week, I have been talking a lot about feminism and fashion and the way that personal meets political through your self-expression. Now it's your turn to speak:

What does fashion do for you? What messages do you share with the world (consciously or unconsciously) when you put on clothes/makeup/accessories?…
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Caught My Eye: TED Talk on The Uniform Project

Posted on June 24, 2011 at 8:48am 0 Comments

The Uniform Project is truly where fashion meets activism. It is an interesting project in that it took the deceptively simple challenge of wearing one black dress every day for a year and made it a metaphor that people could invest in - bringing kids the money they needed to go to school.…



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CED Round-Up: Visual Learners Unite!

Posted on June 23, 2011 at 5:47pm 0 Comments

This week's round-up is a bit late because I just arrived back from a retreat with the Washington Bus, but it is here nonetheless! I did some exploration this week by way of photography and, when indoors, did some writing and drawing on my Wacom tablet. I will learn you yet, Wacom!…





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At 5:52pm on June 8, 2011, Shaeeza Haniff said…
Thanks, hopefully we learn quite a bit from each other. Shaeeza
At 9:54am on June 7, 2011, Meg Waite Clayton said…
Jordan, I just opened the door to the novelist group for you - welcome! You might introduce yourself by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion if you're not too uncomfortable talking about what you're working on. And we do a live chat every Wednesday; hope you can join us for that!

Meg Waite Clayton
Novelist Group Moderator
Bestselling Author of The Four Ms. Bradwells and The Wednesday Sisters
At 8:42am on June 1, 2011, Jill Starishevsky said…

Hi Jordan,

 

Welcome to SheWrites.  It is a great place to meet some interesting people.  Feel free to reach out if you need anything.

 

Jill Starishevsky

Author, My Body Belongs to Me

http://www.MyBodyBelongstoMe.com
At 5:05am on May 31, 2011, Beth Browne said…
Hi Jordan!  Welcome to the nanowrimo group!  This will be my eighth year doing the nano.  I'm an addict.  It's great to "meet" you!
At 7:48am on May 30, 2011, Kamy Wicoff said…

Hi Jordan, and welcome to She Writes!  We are so glad you found us.  If you need help getting started, you can visit our very helpfully named "Getting Started" page.  Another good way to dive in is by exploring the groups.  Again, glad you are here, and I hope you find She Writes a supportive, productive place to be.

Warm best,

Kamy Wicoff (Founder, She Writes)

 
 
 

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