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

Keep your powder dry? Writing Prompts for March 22, 2018

Trinity Writing Group March 22, 2018 You’re invited to keep out of the NorCal rain and write along with us. Any of these three prompts suit your fancy? Best ways to “keep your powder dry.” A date you’ll never forget. Is it more risky to be a borrower or a 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

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