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Mindful Writing: Creating a Lifeline with Words
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Mindful Writing: Creating a Lifeline with Words

by Terri Barnes

The daily chaos of life was about to overwhelm Lisa Smith Molinari, until she discovered a lifeline: writing. Now an award-winning newspaper columnist and author of the upcoming book The Meat and Potatoes of Life: My True Lit Com, Lisa began her writing journey making lists on a yellow legal pad during her husband’s military deployment. For many writers like Lisa, the act of putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboard brings mindfulness, order, and context to daily events and major life challenges. […]

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. […]

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.

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. […]