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    What Does It Take to Be a Military Spouse?

    Check out my newest blog for an update: http://jlgillham.com/twistsandturns *** Here are a couple of questions to consider if you would like to submit a quote for the milspouse book.    *** Whether the military member is fighting for our nation at home or halfway across the world, the spouse is often fighting for the family. Military spouses often have to endure challenges unique to their role. These challenges can be faced on a conscious or subconscious level.

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    And the Foreword Writer Is...

    I am thrilled to finally announce who the writer of the foreword is for the military spouse book, Our Battle Cry. If I could've picked anyone in the entire world (literally) it would've been this person. On my personal facebook page I referred to her as the military royal, someone high up in the ranks.

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    Writing is your art

    Can you be brave enough to share the gift of your writing?Even with all the writing I’ve already done and shared, letting others read what I’ve just put out into the world is often still hard. Like many writers who’ve been brave enough to share their creativity with words, I’ve received a broad range of comments. They’ve included teary-eyed praise to looks of confusion.

  • Crab in the Castle

        I’ve had numerous friends ask me to blog about being an American military family living in the UK. I’ve finally decided to dive in. I’m titling this post (and subtitling this section of blogs) Crab in the Castle.

  • Libel, Labels and Frogs. Oh my!

        In a private journal or in a conversation with your bff you can vent all you want. Not so in something written for the public in the nonfiction genre. When publishing an experience that happened to you, keep in mind your audience.

  • How many years does it take to become an overnight success?

    I get asked various forms of this question on a weekly basis. Sometimes it’s worded, “My book was published months ago. How come it’s not doing as well as I expected?” or “I am passionate about writing, not marketing.

  • Living in the In-Between

    “...the little decisions you and I make every day are of such infinite importance. The smallest good act today is the capture of a strategic point from which, a few months later, you may be able to go on to victories you never dreamed of.” C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity Who I am...

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