C-Span BookTV Interview – Michael Anthony talks about ‘Soldiers Earning Awards,’ and saying ‘Thank You For Your Service.’

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A few months ago I had an interview appear on C-Span BookTV . In the interview I talked about my newest book Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, (“[D]ark humored…” Kirkus, “A must read.” – Colby Buzzell) a memoir about my return home from the Iraq war. In this clip I discuss soldiers who chase after awards and also that pesky question “how …

The Complete History of Pick-Up Artists (PUA’s) in America

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[Note: Since the publication of my newest book, Civilianized, many of you have sent emails asking for this blog post, so here it is.] It’s no big secret that men’s and women’s brains are wired differently, but that clearly hasn’t deterred many a man from trying to understand certain key processes of a woman’s mind, specifically the parts of it …

Why The Pick-Up Artist Community Could Be Good For Veterans With PTSD

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[Note: With the publication of my newest book, Civilianized, which includes stories of veterans with PTSD, and Pick-up Artists, I thought the following post might be appropriate.] Pick-Up Artists AND Veterans? What’s the deal? The chaotic and disturbing ordeal that US military veterans went through during the recent wars has left a sizeable portion of them in a harrowing state of trauma and shock. …

C-Span Interview – Michael Anthony talks about ‘Soldiers Earning Awards,’ and saying ‘Thank You For Your Service.’

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This is a partial clip from my C-Span BookTV interview. The talk took place at Porter Square books in Cambridge, and it was a talk about my newest book Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, a book about my return home from the Iraq War. In this clip I discuss soldiers who chase after awards and also that pesky question “how do …

Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir: Publicity Round UP

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Here’s a round up of some of the publicity that my newest book: Civilianized: A Young Veteran’s Memoir, has received so far. It’s a hard, sometimes difficult, tedious task, promoting and marketing a book, but it’s an important topic that I think has the opportunity to help a lot of veterans, so I’m going to keep trucking away… Kate Tuttle, …

The Quivering Pen: My First Time

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If you want to hear about how I got my first book deal, check out my article on The Quivering Pen (the blog of acclaimed writer David Abrams). Link: The Quivering Pen: My First Time: Michael Anthony

Sales Pitch for the New Book…

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I’ve been thinking about a few ways to pitch the new book. Here’s a couple I’m working on, shoot me an email and let me know which one you think works the best. The Sales Pitch In this dark humored War Memoir, Iraq veteran Michael Anthony discusses his return home from war and how he turned to the Pick-Up Artist …

Civilianized: Book Endorsements

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Here are a few of the endorsements that Civilianized has received so far: Praise “Civilianized has the introspection of a literary memoir and the narrative momentum of a novel.” –Booklist “[T]his at-times darkly comic memoir serves as an important reminder of the human cost of America’s involvement in overseas conflicts. . . An intense memoir.” –Kirkus Reviews “Michael Anthony writes …