Walk into the scene: Thanksgiving buffet at a resort hotel. Two guys sitting next to me. The Danish guy was pithily opining to his younger guy friend. I was about to head […]
Jacque Hillman is a senior partner in HillHelen Group Publishing Co., where her role is editing, interviewing, ghostwriting and designing for print, broadcast and online. She also creates social media and marketing strategies for clients nationwide. Jacque is the owner/designer of Reconfigured Art Jewelry, profiled in PBS “Tennessee Crossroads.” She is a Delta Leadership Institute Executive Academy alumnus, class of 2010-2011. Jacque is a past state president for Business and Professional Women of Tennessee and the 2018-2019 president of Jackson Area BPW. She is co-founder of the West Tennessee Artisan Trail which promotes artists and authors and co-founder of the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Heritage Trail promoting women's history. She's the winner of the West TN Healthcare Foundation's 2016 Award in the Arts, and the 2014 Sterling Award: 20 Most Influential Women in West Tennessee. She is married to Jesse G. Hillman.
Grandmother Mabel drove a 1948 Lincoln until the crisis came. She drove through the new red lights in downtown by blowing her horn. “That should be enough for them to get out […]
Once upon a time not so long ago, unfortunately, I heard an elected official say, “We need to move out everybody over 55 to make room for the young people.” Yes, he […]
When you’re in a hurry at an I-55 rest stop in Mississippi, nothing gets in your way. But I closed my car door a little more slowly as I watched a […]
Sometimes a prize arrives in 900 pages of unedited notes. That happened about three years ago, when we took on the editing, design and publication of “Ray Blanton and I” by Shorty […]
I have this great author I know well — my spouse and partner in life, Jesse Hillman. Back when we dated 27 years ago, he shared his sci-fi romance novella with me […]
I’m editing one of our authors whose book is near completion, and he has reached the turning point. Betrayed by a friend, he resigns his ministerial post — even though he’s […]