A Note from Our New President

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When looking at the state of writing on war and the military, I’ve noticed positive blips, but oftentimes in ways that lie in contrast to what we’ve stood for in MWG: conversations that lessen one or more forms of writing, monologues instead of conversations, and didacticism that turns people away from understanding these subjects which occupy an increasing space on your evening cable news broadcast.

#RTSW 2: This Isn’t Magic – Manuscript to Article

Posted on Posted in Members' Work

One of the most intimidating things about publishing a professional contribution is fear the author will get something wrong, or embarrass themselves through small mistakes. The reality is a typo, an improperly used italics formatting, or a misspelled name is not something most editors care about. If the problems are repeated and glaring, that is different, but a couple of small mistakes are not very important.