Feel like writing today?

NBA Playoffs are on! 1. Write about yourself as a good player on an invented or real team sport. 2. True or false? It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game. 3. Falling in love in the spring time is … As always, feel free Continue Reading

Writing prompts for March 15, 2018

1. Do you beware the “Ides of March” or not? 2. Considering George Elliot’s Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life, what does “provincial” mean in its narrow-minded sense regarding the nature of marriage, idealism, or education? 3. Your taxes ready for April 15? Join the Trinity Writers as we bounce Continue Reading

Good Luck Writing Prompts for March 8, 2018

In this month focused on St. Patrick, many lively thoughts come to mind. Here are three to bounce off of, as suits your fancy: 1. What has brought you good luck? 2. Describe someone you know you will love forever and how you know that. 3. When did you hear Continue Reading

Sure, the Irish are Coming!

Get ready to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day, fly to Ireland in the pages of House of Eire. “Ghostwriter” takes on a dangerous new meaning when a woman honeymoons in Ireland and uncovers family closets full of skeletons.” —Kirkus Gorilla Girl Ink’s Q & A with June Gillam Q: Can you Continue Reading

For your summer road trip pleasure… drive across Ireland with Hillary

Audioproducer Cynthia Hemminger brings to life the Irish accents so central to suspense in House of Eire: Hillary Broome book 3. The audiobook is scheduled for release around June 10 via Audible.com and other outlets. Hemminger has more than 15 audiobooks to her credit, including 10 mysteries and thrillers. As Continue Reading

Listen along to Audible.com and Woman Song Book 1

SO SWEET AGAINST YOUR TEETH: Poems from Childhood’s Fall is being released today by Audible.com for your listening pleasure. I feel so honored to have Michelle Volz of Motivex, Inc., produce my chapbook! So Sweet Against Your Teeth by June Gillam is a heart-ride. Get ready! Because from the seemingly Continue Reading

Kirkus previews a “visit” to spooky Ireland

So happy to get this Kirkus review of House of Eire, just in time for readers to “fly” to Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day reading! Bits I liked best: “…the momentum and suspense build steadily. ‘Ghostwriter’ takes on a dangerous new meaning when a woman honeymoons in Ireland and uncovers Continue Reading

What’s new with California’s Central Valley Writers?

Please leave a comment here if you are a writer in California’s Central Valley. I would love to hear about what you are writing at the moment or have just released. Related to my House of Eire, just out this summer, it was a surprise to find the interview I Continue Reading

Five stars for “Mystery, history and adventure” in House of Eire

Book Reviews and Wallpaper proclaims “The past and present come together in … House of Eire. In some part of us there is a yearning to discover where we come from and who we are. Hilary Broome is no exception [and although she] seems like the average human that lives Continue Reading

Fun & emotion inside House of Eire

Readers’ Muse says “the third Hillary Broome novel … like the books before it, was filled with great writing, tight plots and splendid story weaving… The language and descriptions are so realistic they made me visit Ireland in my mind and it was, in equal parts, fun and emotional to Continue Reading