April warmth brings the inviting sense of creativity to the writer. Abundance, joy, and the lure of creativity buoy the spirit and compel the author to take to the pen and keyboard. And Las Cruces Writers meet!
Good Samaritan Village in the Creative Arts Room, 3011 Buena Vida Circle. Enter through the main administrative building entrance (parking is to the east of the building) and turn left in the first hallway to reach the room.
1:30-3:30 pm April 13th, 2023
Executive staff will meet 30 minutes early (well, mostly Rosemary this time!)
We will get an update on our July book sale. We have a few spots left, so if your book is ready, join us.
Three readers will present their unpublished works for critique and discussion.
Fenton Kay will discuss his recent experiences as part of an educational fair.
The great President Emeritus George Pintar will provide a pep talk.
Bring your questions!…
Check out Bob Worthington‘s new book, The Making of an Army Psychologist. Here’s the press release:
THIRD BOOK OF VIETNAM TRILOGY PUBLISHED BY LAS CRUCES VETERAN
LAS CRUCES, NM— Las Cruces resident, writer, and Army veteran Dr. Bob Worthington has published the third book of a planned military trilogy titled “The Making of an Army Psychologist.” The book was released by McFarland Publishers on March 22, 2023, and is available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and many other bookstores.
“This book is about my last decade in the Army,” said Worthington. “I needed money to complete graduate school and had already served one tour as a combat advisor so I returned to Vietnam as a combat advisor.” Worthington describes in this book being a graduate student earning both his master’s degree and doctorate in psychology. He depicts his clinical work with Vietnam vets, American POWs and research regarding PTSD. Also covered are his experiences as a sport psychologist with the U.S. Olympics and his work in the courtroom as a forensic psychologist.
“The Making of an Army Psychologist” is the last follow up to Worthington’s previous books, “Under Fire with the ARVN Infantry” and “Fighting Viet Cong in the Rung Sat,” both of which were recognized with a national award for Excellence in Literature by the Military Writers Society of America. The author is now finishing the manuscript for his next book about his forty years as a pilot, aviation journalist and aviation psychologist.
Worthington is a multiple