Post Tagged with: "Books Make a Difference"

The Museum of the American Military Family's "Together We Serve" exhibit includes panels titled Balconies and Basements, which include quotes and photos from military spouse writers describing some of the highs and lows of military life.
Community Connection

Curated Words Inspire Military Family Museum Exhibit

by Terri Barnes

Circe Olson Woessner, director of the Museum of the American Military Family & Learning Center, collected and curated quotes from military spouse writers for a new exhibit, “Together We Serve,” about twenty-first-century military families. Creating the exhibit, Circe worked with authors, bloggers, and publishers to find meaningful words about the good, bad, and in-between of military life. […]

Jocelyn on the slushy streets of Quebec City, on a research trip for her book, Between Two Shores.
Beyond the Flap

Jocelyn Green: Digging Deep for Historical Fiction Gems

by Terri Barnes

Jocelyn Green’s award-winning historical fiction is the product of extensive research. The author’s quest for immersive historic settings, plots, and characters takes her beyond the walls of her cozy home office. As well as spending time in libraries and museums, Jocelyn often travels to locations that are the settings for her novels. […]

Writeaways in Italy includes workshops and readings with a small group of writers in a villa in Tuscany.
Turn the Page

2019 Writing Conferences, Workshops, Retreats

by Staff

There are many different types of writing programs that offer writers of all abilities and genres a chance to learn more about the craft and business of writing, receive feedback from peers and publishing professionals, and spend focused time writing. From conferences with thousands of attendees to a handful of writers in an exotic location, these 2019 conferences, workshops, and retreats may inspire the next bestseller! […]