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...

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 a blessing...

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...

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...

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...

Luck of the Irish?

What kind of luck do the Irish have? You may have thought “Luck of the Irish” meant people from Ireland had “extreme good fortune.” But irishcentral.com * explains that the phrase originally had a different connotation. According to Edward T. O’Donnell, an...