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Preparing for a Writing Workshop
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Preparing for a Writing Workshop

by Terri Barnes

Much of the hard work of writing is solitary. Writing workshops give wordsmiths an opportunity to gather in a community of writers to hone their craft through guided instruction, peer feedback, and spending time simply writing. Depending on the workshop format, writers prepare by setting goals, submitting finished work or work in progress, and distancing themselves from normal daily distractions so they can fully engage in this vulnerable, rewarding experience. […]

Tuscany Writeaway Finalists: Six Talented Military-Connected Women Writers
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Six Talented Military-Connected Women Writers

In July, the Tuscany Writeaway Scholarship team announced the award of a full scholarship to Army veteran Jenn Tuero (JT) Blatty to attend a weeklong writing workshop in Italy. We also named two top finalists, Lisa Smith Molinari and Melissa Seligman, and three honorable mentions: Krystal McGuiness, Kate Lewis, and Nikki James Zellner. Read the announcement and bios in the July 2018 issue. This month, we hear more from these six talented military-connected women writers in their own words. […]

Books Make a Difference, Writeaways, and Elva Resa Publishing has awarded its Tuscany Writeaway Scholarship to JT Jenn Blatty, a military-connected woman writer and photographer from New Orleans.
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Tuscany Writeaway Scholarship Awarded to Jenn (JT) Blatty

After careful review of an outstanding pool of military-connected women writers, the Tuscany Writeaway Scholarship team from Books Make a Difference, Writeaways, and Elva Resa Publishing is excited to announce the award of a full scholarship to Army veteran Jenn Tuero (JT) Blatty! Due to many high-caliber entries, we also named two Top Finalists: Lisa Smith Molinari and Melissa Seligman, both married to retired veterans, and three honorable mentions: Krystal McGuiness, an active duty USAF captain, and military spouses Kate Lewis and Nikki James Zellner. […]