C-Span BookTV interview with Iraq Veteran and award-winning author Michael Anthony.

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Army veteran Michael Anthony explains the reward culture in the U.S. Military, and the struggle veteran soldiers have after returning home. Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir “An intense memoir.” -Kirkus “A must read.” -Colby Buzzell “Anthony delivers a dose of reality that can awaken the mind…” Bookreporter Order your copy of Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir .

Can Stress Make Us More Creative? Writing, Art, And Combat Veterans…

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I was recently watching this Ted Talk titled “How Frustration Can Make Us More Creative”and the talk is basically about exactly what the title describes: How frustration, those hair-pulling moments, can actually lead us to some of our greatest moments of creativity. This got me thinking about combat veterans and why I’m seeing so many of them turn to the …

Funny War Memoirs: The Importance of Humor When Telling A True War Story

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War stories continue to capture the attention of today’s generation. Stories of how veterans survived each encounter they had with the enemy, how they managed to live with the limited supplies that they had, how they met and made friends not only with their comrades but also with the locals of the place where they were deployed, and how they …