Writing for Life

“I really enjoy Jen McDonald's writing - the storyline flows so easily throughout the book, it is hard to put down.”
- Goodreads Review
“McDonald's ability to weave together personal anecdotes, historical perspectives, and contemporary insights creates a rich tapestry of experiences that resonates deeply with readers.”
- Readers’ Favorite 5-star Review

Meet Jen McDonald

Jen McDonald’s lifelong love for words was ignited in second grade when she discovered her school’s library, and she’s had her nose in a book ever since. With over two decades of professional writing experience, she’s penned hundreds of articles and earned recognition as an award-winning author of two nonfiction books. Fueled by her passion for storytelling, Jen is embarking on a thrilling new chapter in her journey as she ventures into writing fiction!

Reviews and Praise

“An excellent book that should be read by anyone who is service-connected or will be. Read and learn.”
- Netgalley Review
for Milspouse Matters
“Couldn’t put it down!”
-Goodreads Review
for Milspouse Matters
“I would highly recommend it to any military spouse! It speaks to so many of the struggles and gives practical encouragement. She also puts to words some of the things I was struggling to explain to others that I was going through."
-Goodreads Review
for You Are Not Alone
“This collection is well written and excellently curated and will provide a sense of support for readers for years to come.”
- Literature and Lattes
for Milspouse Matters
“I hope to read more from this author because I loved her honesty and authenticity.”
- Readers’ Favorite 5-star Review
for You Are Not Alone
“Her stories are engaging and her down-to-earth encouragement is like having coffee with a dear friend.”
- Amazon Review
for You Are Not Alone
“Jen does a great job of sharing her life stories in a way that helps you feel less ALONE! Plus, she's really funny…”
- Amazon Review
for Milspouse Matters
“Jen is an incredibly relatable author and she draws from her own experiences to encourage and refocus her reader. There is a deep undercurrent of grace and empathy in Jen's writing.”
- Amazon Review
for You Are Not Alone

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