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 Hansford […]
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.
Leos I have known
A surprise invitation
Earth seen from afar
If you get anything you’d like posted […]
The fifth month is about over already!!!! Time is speeding up as always, the year nearly half over so soon. Flex your fingers and see what you get from one of these prompts, or combine them as some of our Trinity Writers do.
1. alarm clock
If you feel like […]
First draft of today’s poem:
First thing in the morning
Enter passcode to
update later tonight
the forced choice from my iPhone
stands at the top of the screen
blocking me until I decide
why this madness to update
all the time? what’s wrong
with letting it be?
Fingers itching to write? Need an entry line?
1. When my parents met . . .
2. Summertime, when the living is . . .
3. I used to … , but now I . . .
Take a half hour and let it rip. See what you get.
Excited to again be part of the fun in the Authors Booth at the CA State Fair! I’m such a homer! We are in the counties building A/B right next to the Cinnabon booth! Air conditioned too, so come in and take a break from the CA sun, say hello.
Writers in Nor […]
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 simple settings of […]
Hope to see plenty of folks at the Placer Library in Auburn this Saturday, May 18, 2013, between 10 and 2:00. Lots of action going on! I’ll be there with my House of Cuts and So Sweet Against Your Teeth books. Plus I’ll be playing excerpts from the engaging audiobook of House of Cuts, produced […]
I’d love to see you at any or all of these events!
Tuesday, April 23, 12:30-1:30
Goleman Library, as part of a group.
I’ll read some of my poetry and prose
@ Delta College, 5151 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA
Saturday afternooon, April 27
Spring Book Affair
@ Auburn Arts Council, […]
Just submitted article #2 to Ezine–Poetry As a Spiritual Practice. Their automatic editor popped up with the comment that I could not use the term “transcendental meditation”!!! So interesing, eh? Why not? Who makes that decision? Not time to follow through and find out, but… So I changed it to “TM meditation” and that got […]
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