On Point: A Guide to Writing the Military Story


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Potomac Books
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5.5 X 8.5 X 0.37 inches | 0.0 pounds

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About the Author

Tracy Crow is a former Marine Corps officer and an award-winning military journalist. Her essays and short stories have been published widely and been nominated for three Pushcart Prizes. She is the author of Eyes Right: Confessions from a Woman Marine (Nebraska, 2012) and Red, White, and True: Stories from Veterans and Families, World War II to Present (Potomac Books, 2014).


"An extremely useful tool."--David Poremba, Past In Review--David Poremba"Past In Review" (12/26/2015)
"A great tool for veterans, military service members, military family members, and for instructors of creative writing."--Brian Turner, author of My Life as a Foreign Country--Brian Turner (03/18/2015)
"On Point: A Guide to Writing the Military Story is an essential book for all of us linked to the military community. . . . On Point leads an important step in the right direction to making the military experience more visible to ourselves and those around us."--Amber Jensen, Military Spouse Book Review-- (03/05/2016)
"Both useful and graceful. . . . This book is essential for those who want to share their perspective on the growth, the ironies, the emotions, and the fundamental truths of the military experience."--Janet Burroway, author of Writing Fiction: A Guide to Narrative Craft-- (03/16/2015)
"Tracy Crow has written the perfect writing guide. Her advice is crisp, clear, and indispensable: just what you'd expect from a former Marine turned author."--Dinty W. Moore, author of Between Panic and Desire and the director of the creative writing program at Ohio University-- (03/16/2015)
"Finally! A straightforward, practical primer. . . . On Point provides the necessary tools for converting one's military experience into meaningful storytelling."--Dwight Jon Zimmerman, #1 New York Times best-selling author and president of the Military Writers Society of America -- (03/16/2015)