We tend to use Flash to embed video in our writings because of the simplicity and of course also the functionality. Here is an article that simply gives you the code to embed Windows Media in your html code / blog.
The example below (click on the picture of the codes) shows the code for embedding a Windows Media file. Note that it uses two tags: and . This is to enable maximum browser compatibility.You will need to set the file name (and other attributes if required) for both tags. Use true or false for the tag, 1 or 0 for the tag.
To get started, all you have to do is copy the code above into your web page and replace videofilename.wmv with your own file name.
If you want to have more options like Autostart, status bar and controls, go here.