Posts tagged ‘Health Activist Writer’s Month’

April 9th, 2012

This week’s #HAchat: Storytelling & Health Activism

by Amanda

Well, Health Activist Writer’s Month is going strong. So, in honor of this month (and our #HAWMC) we’ve got some fun Health Activist Tweetchats planned for April. If you’re participating in the Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge or simply want to share your two cents about what it means to be a …Read More

May 6th, 2011

Interviewing Health Activists: Ashley Rose, Blogger & Winner of HAWMC

by Amanda

Today I’m honored to present an interview with our HAWMC Winner Ashley Rose, blogger at Tales of SWAGing. Though she was chosen at random from our Top Contributors, I’m really glad she was because she has a lot of fun thoughts to share with us and some pretty entertaining blog posts all HAWMC-long. Ashley is a dedicated Diabetes Health Activist and PWD …Read More

May 5th, 2011

HAWMC Superlatives

by Amanda

Everyone’s favorite (and sometimes most awkward) yearbook feature has made its way to the WEGO Health Blog! After a year of spending time with your class, it was interesting to see how the titles were divvied and we decided to commemorate the end of HAWMC in the same fashion! Lovely WEGO Health Intern Emily K compiled …Read More

May 3rd, 2011

Top HAWMC Contributors!

by Amanda

Congrats to everyone who participated in our Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge! Lots of people joined us for a prompt or two and some really went the extra mile to contribute tirelessly to their blogs, keeping up with our prompts and proving their dedication to the art of blogging!
Let’s meet these HAWMC Top Contributors and see an epic post I’ve hand-picked from each shall we?






Julia is a Sjogren’s Syndrome Health …Read More

May 1st, 2011

Ok HAWMCers, One More Prompt

by Amanda

Though our Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge has officially ended because of the beginning of the beautiful new month of May, I’ve got one more prompt for you to consider! Look back upon April and write about your HAWMC experience en masse. Now, don’t worry – you don’t have to write this post today or even …Read More

April 30th, 2011

HAWMC Day 30

by Amanda

It’s the last day of April! We finished the Health Activist Writer’s Challenge! Congrats to everyone who made it through and anyone who joined us for a prompt or two.
And though the challenge itself ends today, be sure to stay tuned for the first week of May because, though we’ve got a new theme for May …Read More

April 29th, 2011

HAWMC Day 29

by Amanda

Health Cliché. A cliché is “an expression, idea, or element of an artistic work which has been overused to the point of losing its original meaning or effect, rendering it a stereotype, especially when at some earlier time it was considered meaningful or novel. The term is frequently used in modern …Read More

April 28th, 2011

HAWMC Day 28

by Amanda

“I used to be ____ but I’m not any more.” This is a prompt I am borrowing from an exercise I did once in a writing workshop. The idea is: you start every paragraph of your short story (or your poem) with the sentence “I used to be…” and end each with “but I’m not any more.” Believe it or not – …Read More

April 27th, 2011

HAWMC Day 27

by Amanda

Quote prompt! Today use a quote to set you off and writing. Pick a quote that inspires you positively or charges you negatively.

This is a good idea to come back to if you’re ever feeling a bit of Blogger Burnout or just want to give your blogging-engine a jump-start. Grabbing a quote from a …Read More

April 26th, 2011

HAWMC Day 26

by Amanda

Spirit Animal Day. A spirit animal (or power animal) is a figure used to represent one’s inner qualities embodied by an animal. Tracing back to ancient spirituality, you can think of it as a patron saint or guardian angel-animal. A spirit or power animal ”guides, helps or protects individuals, lineages …Read More