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For military service members, veterans, and families—and all those who write about them!


Whether you're writing military-themed genre fiction or literary non-fiction, strategy or policy analysis, history or journalism, or even modern war poetryWhy We Write: Craft Essays on Writing War puts an arsenal of innovation and expertise at your fingertips!

Choose your weapons: Podcasts! Memoirs! Novels! Book reviews! Short stories! Op-Ed essays! And more!

Entertaining, informal, and accessible, this first-ever Military Writers Guild-sponsored anthology is ideal for:

  • Aspiring writers & practicing professionals
  • Writing workshops
  • Classroom discussions of war literature, literary history, and popular culture
  • Professional development forums

Contributors include such leading authors as:

  • Phil Klay (Redeployment)
  • Vanya Eftimova Bellinger (Marie von Clausewitz: The Woman Behind the Making of “On War”)
  • David Abrams (Fobbit and Brave Deeds)
  • Alex Finley (Victor in the Rubble and Victor in the Jungle)
  • Gayle Tzemach Lemmon (Ashley’s War and The Dressmaker of Khair Khana)
  • Thomas E. Ricks (Churchill & Orwell: The Fight for Freedom; The Generals; Fiasco; The Gamble)
  • Kate Germano (Fight Like a Girl: The Truth Behind How Female Marines are Trained)
  • Peter Van Buren (We Meant Well and Hooper’s War)
  • Kori Schake (Safe Passage; Warriors and Citizens)
  • Max Brooks (World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War)
  • Jessica Scott (The Coming Home; Falling; and Homefront romance series)
  • Carmen Gentile (Blindsided by the Taliban: A Journalist's Story of War, Trauma, Love, and Loss)
  • Hugh Martin (In Country; Stick Soldiers; and So, How Was the War?)
  • Robert L. Bateman (No Gun Ri: A Military History of the Korean War Incident and Digital War: A View from the Front Lines)
  • P.W. Singer & August Cole (Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War)

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2189 KB
  • Print Length: 361 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Middle West Press LLC (10 December 2019)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07Z8BQD6T
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #321,117 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Timothy J. Bazzett
5.0 out of 5 stars For war writing enthusiasts especially. Read it. I enjoyed it immensely.
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