The Backlash Against Women – She Saw it Coming

By Suzanne Braun Levine

by Suzanne Bran Levine FEMINIST THINKER SUSAN FALUDI COMES TO MILFORD November 8, 2016 was supposed to be the Women’s Movement’s finest hour. We gathered with our friends and daughters to celebrate the first woman president! By midnight we were crushed beyond words. The only solace was to remember how far women had come. Just … Read More

An Indie Publisher’s Take on the Brave New Content World

By Brooke Warner

by Brooke Warner When I started my publishing career in 2000, the publisher I was working for was just dabbling in ebooks, author platform wasn’t yet a thing, and the editorial department made acquisitions decisions with very little input from the marketing department (something that’s now not only unheard of, but might be characterized as … Read More

Our Words Matter

By Amy Ferris

by Amy Ferris This is the third year in a row that Milford Readers & Writers is hosting a Women’s panel. I am so delighted. I am delighted for many reasons, the main one being that women’s voices are a deep passion of mine. You can almost call it an obsession. Women writing/righting their lives, I just love the … Read More

Writing About War

By Lucian Truscott IV

by Lucian Truscott IV It was November of 2003.  This country had invaded Iraq seven months previously, and I was sent over to “cover” the “war” by Harper’s Magazine and the New York Times.  I flew into Kuwait on British Airways and caught a flight on an Air Force C-130 to BIAP, Baghdad International Airport, … Read More

Never Kill a Mockingbird

By Michelle Oram

by Michelle Oram I remember watching To Kill A Mockingbird many times when I was little. My mother was a big fan of Gregory Peck. It began with the opening theme song, a simple innocent melody, which made the hairs on my arm tingle. As the music is played the contents of what seems like a children’s … Read More

Alan Alda – The Science Guy

By Suzanne Braun Levine

by Suzanne Braun Levine Everyone knows Alan Alda – writer, director, actor. And it’s no surprise that he won Emmys in all three categories for his work on M*A*S*H, one of the most popular TV shows of all time, in which he played the beloved dyspeptic character Hawkeye Pierce. But it might surprise some to … Read More