Username: Password:
Learn More

The National Association of Independent Writers and Editors

The professional association with the business-building difference.

NAIWE Signs Business Ethics Pledge

Press Release for Writer and Editor Survey Results

National Words Matter Week 2009

Current Press Release

For release: Words Matter Week

February 26, 2010

Celebrate Words Matter Week, March 1-7, 2010

(ASHLAND, VA) – It’s Words Matter Week, a time to celebrate the importance of words. This annual celebration will be held online and on campuses, libraries, and in communities nationwide.

Words Matter Week 2010The National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE) is once again sponsoring National Words Matter Week, March 1-7, by offering a free downloadable poster, a blog challenge, suggested activities, and interviews with creators and guardians of the word.

“Words are the foundation of civilization,” says Janice Campbell, Director of NAIWE. “In every aspect of life, personal or professional, words form the basis of relationships with others. The written word preserves and transmits knowledge, evokes alternate worlds, and provides endless food for thought. Words Matter Week gives us the opportunity to celebrate words and focus on why they matter.”

Libraries, schools, bookstores, and others who want to celebrate the holiday will find the free downloable poster, an invitation to give books to needy children through First Book, and suggestions for other activities at the Words Matter Week Website, During the celebration, blog topics will be posted Monday through Friday, and visitors are invited to respond to the blog topic and post a link to their response on the event website, or e-mail it to

For more information, visit

Janice Campbell
National Association of Independent Writers and Editors
P.O. Box 549
Ashland, VA 23005


The Mission of NAIWE

The National Association of Independent Writers and Editors (NAIWE), founded in 2007, is a professional organization for freelance writers and editors, both commercial and literary. We seek to provide professional support and business development for members through our many benefits, including an individual NAIWE-branded business website for each member, plus access to virtual training and business-development events, and inclusion in a searchable database.

For More Information

Visit the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors page on Facebook for current information, and the opportunity to become a fan and attend this event. Feel free to send a "friend" invitation-- I'd be happy to connect with you!