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Front row (left to right): JT, Gene, Maddy
Back row: Sharyn, Karen, Dixie, John, Mimi and Candy.

2018 Tuscany Writeaway Coverage

Our scholarship winner, JT Blatty, and Books Make a Difference publisher, Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito, attended the 2018 Tuscany Writeaway at Villa Cini and Villa Casanova Oct 17-24, 2018 with workshop leaders Mimi Herman and John Yewell of Writeaways and five other writer participants. Here’s a look at how the Writeaway week unfolded. […]

Power and Progress: Diverse Stories, Authentic Voices

Power and Progress: Diverse Stories, Authentic Voices

by Karen Pavlicin-Fragnito

The stories we are exposed to shape our understanding of the world, our interpretation of the past, and our view of the possibilities ahead. Good stories illuminate the essence of what it means to be human. They hold the power to inspire, empower, and enlighten readers. Cultivating a collective library of stories with an authentic portrayal of diverse characters is essential and, ultimately, the responsibility of all who create, curate, and consume those stories. […]

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.
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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. […]