Posts Tagged With: history

Workday Wednesday – “Call of Duty” a Story of a WAC

As I continue to research and write my military books, I’m doing a lot of reading on the Women’s Army Corps (WAC). One of the books I recently read was Call of Duty A Montana Girl in World War II by Grace Porter Miller. Miller was a WAC and served in the United States before […]

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Military Monday – Glenview Hangar One Foundation and Museum

Have you ever walked into a historic site or former military area and felt the energy and know there are so many stories just waiting to be told? That’s how I felt this weekend when a friend and I visited Glenview’s Hangar One Foundation Museum.It is almost as if the men who trained and served […]

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To Soar With The Tigers Book Update

April 1942. Portion of the War Diary of Flying Tiger, Robert Brouk. “The British had evacuated the place so there was nobody there but our own little gang and luckily two cooks who got something together for us. Olson and Rogers worked on the planes all night and got them in shape for the next day. We […]

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Follow Friday – Writing Practice

Fall is here and more often than not, we are stuck inside. That makes it the perfect time to focus on writing! Here are a few websites to get the creative juices flowing. Writer’s Digest Writing Prompts Story Starter Prompts Writing Forward – this website has many categories of writing prompts. Do you have a […]

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Follow Friday – Military History

There is a website I found recently called War History Online. There was a story I read in three parts called Carnage at the Crossroads – The Malmady Massacre. I encourage all of you to read it and really look at the photographs. This was war. This is what many of our ancestors saw or […]

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Military Monday – Writing Prompts September 9, 2013

Are you interested in writing your military ancestor stories? Here are a few writing prompts to get you thinking and writing. You can visit my FaceBook groups Military Research and Storytelling or Women During WWII for more ideas.  Prompt #1: Do you have any letters, diaries, photographs, or post cards from your military ancestor? Write […]

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