A timely discussion with internationally recognized author, military records expert Jennifer Holik, who founded the WWII Research & Writing Center. She shares her new website Find the Answers Journey. It’s all about balancing work and homelife, dealing with life challenges, mechanisms for composing a memoir, and considering our audience. Sarah Bell from Australia writes “Such an important conversation to have – we need to talk more about how we feel and the impacts of illness on our own mental health. So inspiring to hear everyone’s stories.”
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18:59:03 From Jenny Hawran : hi everyone from NERGC!
18:59:39 From Robbin Smith : hello all from miami
18:59:56 From Terri Kallio to All panelists : Howdy from Colorado
18:59:58 From Melissa Barker : Hello Everyone!
19:00:16 From JoAnn Lawrence to All panelists : Hello from New Jersey
19:03:10 From RussWorthington : Jennifer Holik’s WWII Research & Writing Center Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/wwiirwc
19:08:46 From RussWorthington : http://dearmyrtle.com/blog2/index.php/2018/04/03/wwii-education-site-and-writing-course-debuts/
19:09:27 From RussWorthington : Jennifer Holik’s WWII Research & Writing Center http://wwiiresearchandwritingcenter.com/
19:35:49 From Jenny Hawran : My civil war ancestor William Hawkins wrote poetry in his diaries while he was serving in Maryland. He wrote that he did it because the beauty of poetry took his mind off the ugliness of the bloody scenarios he was witnessing.
19:36:12 From Jenny Hawran : It inspires me to want to write
19:37:54 From Sarah Bell : Such an important conversation to have – we need to talk more about how we feel and the impacts of illness on our own mental health. So inspiring to hear everyone’s stories.
19:49:58 From Terri Kallio to All panelists : My grandparents all said – that’s the past it doesn’t matter now –
20:01:27 From Kathleen Daetsch to All panelists : I went through the same thing with my mother for three years.
20:03:08 From Terri Kallio : When I wrote about my Uncle who died in WWII – I named the book – “Sincerely” – I named it that because every letter was signed sincerely even to his parents
20:05:16 From RussWorthington : http://www.findingtheanswersjourney.com
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