FAQs

Here are frequently asked questions and answers

How can I get published in Military Brat Life?

If you have a story to tell, we would like to help you get it in front of readers. Be sure to read our Writer’s Guidelines for more information on what Military Brats Life is looking to publish. Even if you think your experiences were ordinary, keep in mind that many Military Brats had totally different experiences due to where they lived, the branch of service and when they lived on post or base.

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I am working on a book or website of my own—can I use material published on Military Brat Life?

Not without getting written permission from Military Brat Life. You may inquire about using website content by going the Contact Us page. All content on Military Brat Life is protected by copyright laws.

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What is a blog?

A blog is like a ongoing personal account of events and experiences in the writer’s life. Blogs can vary from personal viewpoints on politics to interesting events in the writer’s day to day life. A blog can be formal or informal, but above all, it should be interesting.

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I have written a book . . . can I publish some exerpts from my book here in Military Brat Life?

YES! This is a great way to expand your readership. Please look over our Writer’s Guidelines or contact us if you have questions.

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Is this website related to Military Brats Online?

Both Military Brat Life and Military Brats Online were created and are administrated by Vann Baker. Military Brats Online is a social network website for Military Brats and is not open to the general public—it is members-only website. Military Brat Life is an online magazine, and is available to the general public.

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Does Military Brat Life pay for published work?

Not at this time. While we cannot compensate writers, the website does provide exposure to writers, both new writers and established writers, and provides a link to the author’s website.

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If I publish my work on Military Brat Life, can I later publish my work on other websites and in print as well?

Yes. Military Brat Life does not acquire exclusive publishing rights, however, we do ask to be recognized as the original publisher of the work.

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I have published a book . . . why should I also publish excerpts or other work on Military Brat Life—what’s in it for me?

Many authors are on their own in terms of marketing their books. Military Brat Life seeks to help both new and established writers to build their brand and name recognition. Linking to this website and by Military Brat Life linking to authors’ websites is a great way to boost your search engine results and drive more potential readers to learn about you and to buy your books.

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Do you review Military Brat-related books?

Yes, we are always looking to provide our readers with anything that is Military Brats related. Use the Contact Us form to let us know about your book, and please consider becoming a author on this website so readers can learn more about your work.

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I have a few blog essays published on Military Brats Online. Can I publish them here on Military Brat Life?

Yes, first register and become an author on Military Brats Life, and we will do the rest.

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I signed up as an author a few minutes ago, but I haven’t been approved yet. Is there a problem?

Military Brats Life has a small staff and author approvals are handled as quickly as possible. Please allow 2-3 business days to hear back from us, but know that we try to approve and respond to requests within the same day.

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I am already a published author—can I still submit work to Military Brat Life?

YES! Be sure to read our Writer’s Guidelines for more information on what Military Brats Life is looking to publish.

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I submitted an article a day or two ago, but I have not heard anything about it. How long will it be before I know if my work will be published?

Please allow 3-5 business days for us to review your submission.

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Do you have a question that was not listed above?

If you have a question about the website, submitting your work or other Military Brat topic, let us know using the Contact Us page and email us.

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