The Inspired Spouse: Christina Jackson-Davis (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a 3-part feature story about veteran and Army spouse Christina Jackson-Davis. Read Part 1 of Christina’s story here. A Phone Call From Downrange In August, Christina received a phone call from a field hospital in Iraq: Her husband had been involved in an IED (Improvised … Continue reading

The Inspired Spouse: Christina Jackson-Davis (Part 1)

Christina Jackson-Davis’s story was one of the most challenging for me to write, not just because she’s one of the more senior spouses (in terms of years tied to the military) who submitted her story to me, but because her story has so many inspiring moments. Welcome to Marrying the … Continue reading

Is It Good to Get Paid?

I’ve been working as a marketing and brand strategist my entire career, but I’m new to the world of paid and sponsored blogging. I’ve managed marketing budgets and built (and implemented) marketing plans for large nonprofits. I’ve managed media buys and developed ad campaigns for my own employers or (when … Continue reading

The Soldier and the Bibliophile

Thank you to novelist Mel Massey for contributing this guest post.  My husband is a sergeant with 4th MEB, 988th MP Battalion. His day varies from the mundane to the extreme. I’m a bibliophile and a novelist. My day is whatever I plan on it to be. We’ve been married … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Melissa Gilliam Shaw

Today’s featured writer is me: Melissa from Marrying the Army. Melissa Gilliam Shaw brings ten years of marketing and brand strategy experience with nonprofit and corporate brands in Asia and the United States to her work as an independent consultant and freelance writer. Melissa has worked with nonprofit and corporate brands ranging from … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Karen Huffman

Today’s featured freelance writer and military spouse is Karen Huffman. A freelance writer based in the Washington DC area, Karen Huffman is an experienced e-learning professional well-versed in online content development, online instructional design, and face-to-face post-secondary instruction. Karen writes engaging and dynamic content, with particular emphasis on informal learning, … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Tiffany Silverberg

Today’s featured freelance writer and military spouse is Tiffany Silverberg.  In Tiffany’s Words… I love words, have a penchant for Oxford commas, and vehemently defend the passive voice. I formalized my love for words at UC Berkeley studying theoretical linguistics and digging into why and how we communicate. In the meantime, … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Jessica Lynn

Today’s featured freelance writer and military spouse is Jessica Lynn of Jessica Lynn Writes. Jessica is the voice behind Jessica Lynn Writes (www.jessicalynnwrites.com), a lifestyle blog documenting her life as a new mom, a military wife, a writer, a foodie, globetrotter, and an accidental southern girl. As a former assistant editor for a … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Sabra Morris

Today’s featured freelance writer and military spouse is Sabra Morris of Sabra Morris Media. I’ve enjoyed getting to know Sabra, and I hope you do, too. Sabra Morris is the owner and sole proprietor of Sabra Morris Media, a freelance writing, editing and project-management service specializing in lifestyle-magazine an online … Continue reading

Freelance Writers Appreciation Week: Tricia Sankey

Today’s featured freelance writer and military spouse is Tricia Sankey from Milspouseprose.com. Tricia Sankey is a freelance editor and writer who has just created the website Milspouseprose. The website is designed especially for military spouses but welcomes all. It consists of short stories and flash fiction that feature the military … Continue reading

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