#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Post – “The Dawn Fangs,” by Charles E. Yallowitz

WELCOME… ENTER IF YOU DARE! Today’s spooky author guest post is from Charles E. Yallowitz. Charles writes epic fantasy novels that transport you to another place and time. His imaginary worlds are filled with the battles between good and evil featuring an incredible variety of creatures: half-elves, dwarves, drites, the undead, and much more. Currently, he is working on a new series. If you love … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Post – “The Dawn Fangs,” by Charles E. Yallowitz

Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “Atonement, Tennessee,” by Author, Teagan Geneviene

Title: Atonement, Tennessee Amazon Author Page: Teagan Riordain Geneviene File Size: 667 KB Print Length: 298 Pages Publisher: Self Published by author Publication Date: December 21, 2013 Sold By: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B00HGSVA8A Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1481826948 Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mythology & Folk Tales, Fantasy, Fairy Tales IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: Esmeralda Lawton is sick of the big city. “Ralda” was betrayed until trust became a theoretical … Continue reading Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “Atonement, Tennessee,” by Author, Teagan Geneviene

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Tuesday Challenge: Quiet & Space

Welcome to POETRY TUESDAY! Image credit: Pinterest: Positivewriter.com An update on last week’s message where I asked for someone to take over the challenge for November 2017 while I participated in NaNoWritMo. The only responses I received were from folks who didn’t even participate in the challenge. So, to keep things simple – from October 31st through November 28th there will be no weekly poetry … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Tuesday Challenge: Quiet & Space

#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic October Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Post – “Night Moves,” By Andrew Joyce

WELCOME… ENTER IF YOU DARE! Happy October! I have started a new feature on my blog, called Author Spotlight – Guest Posts. As you can see from the image above, I am looking for themed posts about fairies, myths, and magic. If you are an interested author and would like to be featured on my blog, please click HERE to find out more. ~Colleen~ My guest author today … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic October Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Post – “Night Moves,” By Andrew Joyce

“The Specter,” A Cinquain

Happy Friday the Thirteenth! Thanks for stopping by to check out my Weekly Poetry Challenge where we can write a Haiku, Tanka, Haibun, Cinquain, or a Senryu using the prompt words: ghost and haunt. Today I wrote a Cinquain because I couldn’t resist having some fun with the upcoming Halloween season just around the corner. Cinquain poetry is also known as quintain or quintet, which is a … Continue reading “The Specter,” A Cinquain

#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic October Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Post – “The Ouija Board,” by Author, D. G. Kaye

Welcome to my October Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Posts I’ve had the pleasure of becoming acquainted with D. G. Kaye through her writing and the friendship we’ve developed online. I’m always surprised by how drawn we writers are to each other even though we’ve never met in person. I believe there is something deeply spiritual about reading something another person writes. The bonus is that … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic October Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Post – “The Ouija Board,” by Author, D. G. Kaye

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Tuesday Challenge No. 54: GHOST & HAUNT

Welcome to POETRY TUESDAY! Image credit: simplereminders.com Hello. I am looking for someone to take over the poetry challenge in November because I want to participate in NANOWRITMO for the entire month. This post takes about two hours to compile. All you have to do is copy my template and copy the links to everyone else’s poetry from the previous week’s comments. Whoever is interested … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Tuesday Challenge No. 54: GHOST & HAUNT

#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Spotlight Guest Post, “Flowers of the Mist,” by Belinda Miller

WELCOME… ENTER IF YOU DARE! My friend and author, Belinda Miller, shares a creepy experience that recently happened to her and her husband. Hang on, this one will make you ponder the afterworld… “Flowers of the Mist” By Belinda Miller I’m a children’s book author — primarily — not accustomed to writing in the first person, or about spooky stuff — unless you consider gnomes, … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Spotlight Guest Post, “Flowers of the Mist,” by Belinda Miller

#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic October Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Post – C. S. Boyack, Paranormal Author

WELCOME… ENTER IF YOU DARE! Happy October! It’s finally autumn. The days are shorter and the nights are starting to get longer. Perfect for the bookaholics of the world who like to snuggle in a mound of blankets on the couch with a good book… like me. I want to kick off my beloved month of spooky author guest posts with one of my favorite … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic October Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Post – C. S. Boyack, Paranormal Author

“The Ending,” A Tanka & A Senryu

Thanks for stopping by to check out my Weekly Poetry Challenge where we can write a Haiku, Tanka, Haibun, Cinquain, or a Senryu using the prompt words: mist and shape. To keep things interesting, I kept the word mist but used silhouettes for the word shape. Forms blending as one figures outlined in gray mist, silhouettes shrouded. Profiles in passion adrift, contours of a broken … Continue reading “The Ending,” A Tanka & A Senryu

Goddesses Of Fate And Destiny In Greek, Roman And Slavic Mythology | Ancient Pages

“…Through the ages, myths and legends dealing with fate have reflected our beliefs. People have often wondered over fate and its power. The idea of a person’s fate being spun was widely known in ancient Europe…” Click the link below to learn more about the “FATES.” ❤ Share this: A. Sutherland – AncientPages.com – An Italian humanist philosopher of the early Renaissance, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola … Continue reading Goddesses Of Fate And Destiny In Greek, Roman And Slavic Mythology | Ancient Pages

Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 53 – MIST & SHAPE

Welcome to POETRY TUESDAY! Image credit: Pinterest: Happy Tuesday Quotes Congratulations! This is the beginning of our second year of writing amazing poetry. To keep things interesting, I’ve added a few new poetry forms. Have fun and remember the key to writing these poetry forms is to follow the rules, count syllables, and count the lines. ❤ Please note: We are all students of poetry. … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 53 – MIST & SHAPE

Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “The Magician’s Curse: A Paranormal Romance – The Great Dagmaru Book 1 “ by Author, Linda G. Hill

Title: The Magician’s Curse: A Paranormal Romance The Great Dagmaru Book 1 Amazon Author Page File Size: 698 KB Print Length: 258 Pages Publisher: LG Hill Publication Date: June 27, 2017 Sold By: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B0721ZH2KN ISBN-10: 0994891229 ISBN-13: 978-0994891228 Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0994891229 Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance, Genre Fiction, Gothic, Paranormal Romance *I was given a pre-publication copy of this book by the author for review … Continue reading Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “The Magician’s Curse: A Paranormal Romance – The Great Dagmaru Book 1 “ by Author, Linda G. Hill

How to Write a Senryu Poem in English

Senryu poems are written much the same as a Haiku poem in English. Senryu takes the form of three nonrhyming lines written in a 5/7/5 syllable count written in the present tense. At this point, I can hear your thoughts… So, what’s the difference between a Haiku and a Senryu? Penandthepad.com states: “Many traditional senryu focuses on awkward romances, confused children and other scenes that … Continue reading How to Write a Senryu Poem in English

How to Write a Cinquain Poem

I’m adding another poetry form to Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge starting October 2, 2017. It’s called a cinquain: Image credit: Ol’ King Cole’s Castle Here is another site that will help you with word count and syllables. It is called wordcalc.com. I use howmanysyllables.com. Click on the poem workshop tab and try it out. Here is an example of a cinquain: Image credit: poetryteatime.com Here is … Continue reading How to Write a Cinquain Poem

Special Guest Post: “Using Canva Like an Expert,” by Marsh Ingrao

In today’s busy writing, blogging, and marketing world there is one constant – We do our best when we learn and share with each other. I have been blessed to belong to one of the best author/blogging communities around the web. Today, I begged asked, Marsha Ingrao, to share with my readers her tutorial on how to use Canva. I can attest that it works because … Continue reading Special Guest Post: “Using Canva Like an Expert,” by Marsh Ingrao

How to Write a Haibun In English

As many of you already know, I love structured poetry. This includes the Haiku, the Tanka, and the Haibun. I like to think of myself as a student of these poetic forms. Learning to write them correctly is an art form in itself. I think that’s what appeals to me the most, the arrangement of the syllables. Writing a Haibun is a challenge, but with … Continue reading How to Write a Haibun In English

How to Use the New WordPress Editor & Microsoft Word Template for Blog Posts

Trying new things can be fun. I’ve written these instructions to help my fellow bloggers with instructions on how to use the blog post feature in Microsoft Word and how to use the new WordPress Editor. ❤ First, Here are my instructions for using the blog post template in Microsoft Word and importing into WordPress: I use Microsoft Office 2016. Within the program, there is … Continue reading How to Use the New WordPress Editor & Microsoft Word Template for Blog Posts

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 52 ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: “SPIRIT & JOY”

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Do you know what today is? It’s our Anniversary! We’ve been writing Haiku, Tanka, and Haibun for one year now! After you write today’s poem, you will have written 52 poems. That’s enough to fill a book of poetry! Congratulations! Happy New Poetry Year! Next week, we … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 52 ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: “SPIRIT & JOY”