Writing the August Heat

A few quotes serve us as prompts on this first hot day of August: “When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person.” -Aimee Friedman, Sea Change “The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.” -Pamela Continue Reading

Writing in Wet Clay

Too hot to work up a writing sweat? Let these suggestions roll around in your mind, like ice cubes in a tall drink of inspiration. If you feel like it. Leos I have known A surprise invitation Earth seen from afar If you get anything you’d like posted here, shoot Continue Reading

A “diabetes historian” delivers life-saving stories in style

Gorilla Girl Ink chats with well-known author A. K. Buckroth, whose books speak to the theme of understanding diabetes and how to deal with it. One in eleven Americans is diabetic and this topic truly deserves attention. Q: I see you’ve been honored with many awards for your books, both Continue Reading

Hot Romance

Around the 21st of June in the northern hemisphere the summer solstice occurs, when the sun reaches its highest point of the year at the Tropic of Cancer, giving us our longest day. One more week of spring, but feels like the heat is on. What can you get in Continue Reading

Time to Grow Generous Souls

When summer arrives, or anytime really, it’s time to relax, refresh and be who we really are, as our featured author would have us be. Betsy Schwarzentraub’s Growing Generous Souls was released in summer and the first question I asked her was “What is the book’s key idea?” A: The Continue Reading