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Opinion Writing: Keeping it short and simple

The art of Opinion Writing - keeping it short and simple

Sandhya Acharya

30 Minute Program



We will dissect some opinion pieces written by me for publications like Washington Post, KQED, Perspectives, India Currents, and other blogs. We will discuss strategies of findings one's voice, key message, points of view, the art of editing, and narrating. We will talk about the importance of making every word count.

About the Author

Sandhya Acharya is a Children’s Book Author and writer who grew up in Mumbai, India, and now lives in Santa Clara, California. Her articles and short stories have been featured in Washington Post, NPR(KQED), India Currents, Peacock Journal, and Aaduna, among others. Her book, 10 Gulab Jamuns, combines a multicultural storyline, diverse, engaging characters, STEM elements, and humor in one impactful package. It has positive reviews in Publishers Weekly, Booklist Online, American Pacific Asian Librarians Association (APALA), Midwest Book Review, and many more. It has also been included as part of the curriculum of Children’s Literacy Initiative (CLI, U.S. Department of Education grantee.

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