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COMMUNITY
We are proud to be active members of the greater Chicagoland and national freelance writing communities. Joen Kinnan currently serves on the board of the Independent Writers of Chicago, the largest freelance writers’ association in the Midwest. She is also IWOC’s webmaster and editor of Stet, the monthly newsletter. In the past, she has variously served as president, vice president, and secretary of the organization, as well as chairman of the program and seminar committees.

She is a member of the Freelancers Union and a past member of the National Writers Union and Chicago Women in Publishing. Check out her profile on LinkedIn for more information and comments about her work from colleagues and clients. You can also find her on Twitter, though she doesn’t tweet much, being too busy to report what she's busy doing.
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TOOLS
In our business, we’re constantly verifying facts, looking things up, and searching the internet for material. Below are some tools we find useful.

Wikipedia
The free encyclopedia that anyone can edit.

City of Chicago
Official website for the city.

Reference Desk
A source for facts and links to lots of other resources

Your Dictionary
A dictionary, a thesaurus, and more.

Statistical Resources on the Web
Online source for statistics on practically everything.

Google


Yahoo


DMOZ