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Look Out, School’s Out!

June 27, 2015


This is a re-blog from my interview on the Military Writers Guild Medium  Chris Zeitz is hooked on Twitter. Returning from Afghanistan he found it therapeutic even. It keeps him connected to the veteran community while he transitions to a civilian life. Chris has also found it an outlet to offer a counter-narrative to what […]

Chaos Fueled by Caffeine

June 1, 2015


There is a theme trending in these Military Writers Guild interviews — life. Not everyone has the luxury of sequestering ourselves away to make writing happen. At this point, I’m not so sure that would be a luxury at all. The precious time that we steal away to write make those words even more valuable. Perhaps that […]

Metaphorically Speaking: A Military Writers Guild Interview with Diane Maye

May 14, 2015


This is a cross-post from the Military Writers Guild Medium My sole New Years resolution for 2015 is to use creative metaphors to challenge established schemes. Using an illustration of the futility of voting in Iraq was an appropriate visual of the strength of that promise. My interview with Diane Maye is a good reminder […]

Mozart in the Morning

April 17, 2015


This is a cross post from the Military Writers Guild I recruited Ellen Haring to the Military Writers Guild, so I was eager to interview her about writing and research. She has been for me a bit of a canary in the coal mine. Ellen is a few cohorts ahead of me as a Ph.D. […]

Clausewitz’s Magic Beanbag

April 13, 2015


This is a cross-post from the Military Writers Guild Medium Let me start by saying, even after this interview, I would like to know more about @clausewitzrocks. First, did she learn her field craft from Phil Walter? How does she translate U.S. civil-military relations theory to the Australian experience? Does she know there is already a […]

Headlamps and Orange Highlighters

March 23, 2015


This is a cross-post from the Military Writers Guild Medium Headlamps and Orange Highlighters An Interview with Associate Member Phil Walter Next up in this series of interviews to discover the reading, writing, creativity, and daily rituals of Guild members, is Phil Walter. Phil is a former infantryman, intelligence officer, and counterterrorism planner. He currently […]

Writing on the Go: My Interview with Carrie Morgan

March 14, 2015


This is a cross-post from the Military Writers Guild Medium. Writing on the Go: An Interview with Member Carrie Morgan  When last I left you, Ty Mayfield was perfecting the old fashioned, writing in his Moleskine, and prepping for another deployment. Continuing this series of interviews with Guild members, I am looking to reveal their writing routines. I’d like […]