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

LOVE IS ALWAYS IN SEASON FOR AUTHOR CATHERINE MCGREEVY

Gorilla Girl caught up with popular author Catherine McGreevy in this romantic month of June, when many brides are hoping to live happily ever after with “the one.” Love, though, is always in season, particularly inside the covers of Catherine’s five historical suspense novels. Gorilla Girl: What attracted you to 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

Fantasy Fiction author to speak at UOP California Writers Club

Saturday, January 13, 2018– Keith English, The Ruination Gods fantasy fiction series author, will speak at 12:30 in Stockton, California. Keith lives in Stockton and says he enjoys a nice cigar on rare occasions but cannot exist long without good beer. He absolutely loves metal and rock, In Flames and 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

What’s it like to take creative writing from June Gillam?

Guest Blog by a student in Delta College’s English 49B, Creative Writing Fiction, Fall 2015. In June Gillam’s class I learned tools I am certain will help me in the future. Her method of teaching involves a lot of group work and constructive criticism from one’s writing peers. In this Continue Reading

Writing can bring laughter

Although it was not on my first-draft list of the rewards of writing, laughter is another bennie from writing. I realized this today when cleaning out papers from a box of things that belonged to my darling husband Jerry, who passed away from complications of diabetes five years ago this Continue Reading