2013 MWSA Award Winners

ZARBUL MASALHA: 151 Afghan Dari Proverbs by active duty U.S. Navy Captain Edward Zellem which won the Gold Medal for Reference was one of the many highlights in the Military Writers Society of America (MWSA) 2013 book awards ceremony held this year in Dayton, Ohio. The MWSA book awards recognize outstanding military-themed books in a wide range of categories from children to adult. The categories include fiction, non-fiction, spiritual/religious, poetry, business/how to, and others. Entries included works published in traditional and e-book formats.

11 Tips on Writing Authentic Dialect

By Christine Kohler

I have lectured on voice, dialect, and using foreign language within English-language texts. In many cases it is difficult to separate the three, especially in a novel liike NO SURRENDER SOLDIER (Merit Press, 2014) which is set on a Pacific island and all the characters are POC (non-white). However, for the sake of brevity I’m going to touch on just highlights of how to write authentic dialect and leave the issue of voice and using foreign languages for different articles and workshops.

The ABC's of Titles for Tiny Tales

Excellent Teacher or Parent aid to kick start a young mind to write.

The ABC's of Titles for Tiny Tales
by Mary Lee
Book Category: Children Under 12
Reviewed by: jim greenwald

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1500130613

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Lee, Mary

Mark's Special Mission in Arlington National Cemetery

Mark's Special Mission - Honoring the fallen! A story about Arlington Cemetery, a final home for heroes.

Mark's Special Mission at Arlington National Cemetery
by Gregory Paul Keeney
Book Category: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by: jim greenwald

ISBN (links go to the MWSA Amazon store): 1620867222

Author(s) Mentioned: 
Keeney, Gregory Paul

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