Spring 2016 Writing

On a January 1967 patrol in a remote valley of the highland wilds in Binh Dinh province, South Vietnam, miles from any friendly force, United States Army infantryman Stephen Saunders screamed inside his head, “‘Nobody cough or move.’” His inner voice was trying to reach the inner ears of Ski and Hays, the other two members of three-man “pony team.” … Read More

Podcast about the program

This show from Florida speaker and podcast host Mack Payne of Vietnam Veteran News places the writing program in the context of nationwide awareness of the benefits of writing and community life in Farmville, Virginia.  

Fall Workshop

The first Writing Seminar for veterans, military, and family members was held from September 8 to October 8, 2015, in Blackstone, Virginia. The Blackstone Conference And Retreat Center generously offered space for the five Tuesday sessions from 5:00-7:00 p.m. An outline of the workshop, which will be repeated in 2016 in different locations, is as follows: Description: a free program for … Read More