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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. […]

Tuscany Writeaway Finalists: Six Talented Military-Connected Women Writers

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. […]

Book Review Blog Connects Military Spouses & Writers
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Book Review Blog Connects Military Spouses & Writers

by Terri Barnes

Schooled by frequent moves, military spouses become adept at creating community for themselves. Navy wife and author Andria Williams finds connection through literature. With her first novel complete, Andria’s 4:30 a.m. writing discipline left her looking for another creative outlet. In the midst of searching for a publisher and preparing for her husband’s deployment, Andria created the Military Spouse Book Review, a blog featuring book reviews by military-connected women. She envisioned a blog for readers, but discovered a community of book-loving writers. […]