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MilSpeak Foundation, Inc., with support from Wounded Warrior Project®, invites all women active duty, veterans, & family members to the Summer 2018 ON POINT WOMEN WARRIORS WRITING WORKSHOP at Queens University of Charlotte, June 8-10!

Because YOU have a story -- a story that matters. 

Whether you're interested in writing for self-reflection, a family legacy, or publication, you'll want to gift yourself with a FREE weekend ON POINT Women Warriors Writing Workshop led by notable, award-winning veteran-authors and writing instructors Tracy Crow, Jerri Bell, Paula Broadwell, Mary Doyle, Abby Murray, Brooke King, Anne Visser Ney, Sally Parmer, and Kate Hendricks Thomas. (See faculty profiles, workshop descriptions, and testimonials here.)

{Attention: Overnight accommodations in a Queens University dorm are available for $26 per night. A linen package for $8 is available for those unable to travel with their own linens. Dorm rooms are arranged as suites that include two separate bedrooms, each with a twin bed and refrigerator, and divided by a shared bathroom. You'll have an opportunity to request a suitemate, if you're attending with a friend. Please encourage your friend to request you, too, during her own dorm registration; this will help us streamline requests. You'll find the link to our online dorm room reservation in FAQs below.}

Our weekend begins Friday evening June 8 at Queens University of Charlotte's Burwell Hall with a welcome reception, 4-9 p.m.

Saturday will be chocked full of writing and publishing seminars, as well as morning and afternoon break-out sessions, on topics related to writing poetry, fiction, memoir, and op-eds. (You'll receive the full agenda after registration!) We'll provide a Continental breakfast and lunch.

Sunday morning, 8:30-11:30 a.m., is your special opportunity to attend a small-group workshop led by one of our amazingly talented and academically credentialed faculty for individualized feedback on a piece of YOUR writing.

A FREE weekend of writing expertise and sisterhood -- all for YOU! (Books by our veteran-authors will be available if you'd like to own a signed copy.)

For more than 250 years the stories of women's military contributions have been discounted or diminished to little more than a footnote by historians, yet women actually served in combat, secretly dressed as men, during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. In fact, American women have volunteered for military service, often breaking with social norms, every time our country has answered a call to arms.

If you have served in uniform or supported a loved one in uniform, you are a warrior and a patriot. Join us for a weekend celebration of military sisterhood as we explore the value of owning and writing our HERstory!



Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, the minimum age is 18.

How do I reserve overnight accommodations in a Queens U dorm room?

It's easy! Just follow this link to our online dorm room reservation form. We'll email you an invoice from ON POINT SEMINARS that you can pay via debit or credit card through our PayPal account.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

After registration, and within a week of our June 8-10 event, we will email a university parking pass. Parking is available in the lots around campus and in the parking garage. Friday evening's welcome reception will be located in Burwell Hall -- at the center of the horseshoe. Watch for our many volunteers who are ready to help you find your way around the intimately beautiful Queens campus. 

What can I bring into the event?

Enthusiasm! Curiosity! We will provide pens, notebooks, and copious amounts of caffeine and water. In addition to treating you to a welcome reception Friday evening (June 8), we'll treat you to a Continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday, AND to a catered lunch on Saturday. 

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email all questions to or to