Author Archives: Jennifer Holik

Now Available! Stories from the World War II Battlefield Volume 1

New Book on World War II Research Available! “ALL THE RECORDS BURNED!” Have you heard that phrase regarding the status of Army, Air Corps, and National Guard records from World War II? Roughly 80% of these records did burn in a fire in 1973. This is not however, the end of the road for researchers. […]

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Military Monday – Oral Histories and Memories

In the fall of 2013, the Pritzker Military Museum and Library hosted their first Military History Symposium, and I heard Tim O’Brien speak for the first time. I took eight pages of notes as he spoke on writing and his experience in Vietnam. A couple of weeks ago I watched The Fiction of War air […]

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Writing Wednesday – The Writer Magazine

One of the resources I use regularly to learn about the craft of writing and expose myself to different writing styles is The Writer Magazine. I enjoy this magazine and its website because of the variety of articles and the accessibility of new writing prompts and publishing information. In the February 2015 edition there is […]

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