Messages from Colleen, Photography, Photography Challenges

One Word Photo Challenge–“Ultramarine”

Jennifer Nichole Wells One Word Photo Challenge color is ultramarine blue!  Click the badge to learn about the challenge. This was a tough color for me this week.  The blue is hard to find in nature.  These are not my pictures.  I am sharing them because of the striking color of the Delphinium in my… Continue reading One Word Photo Challenge–“Ultramarine”

Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenges

RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #25 New&Old

A fresh year draws nigh - with the rising of the moon, the old year expires. 2014 © Copyright-All rights reserved http://www.silverthreading.com This is my contribution to Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge using the prompt words of: new, and old. (Click the badge to learn about writing Haiku in English) Thanks for popping in this New… Continue reading RonovanWrites Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt Challenge #25 New&Old

Writer's Quote Wednesday

Writer’s Quote Wednesday 2015-1: “A Silver Quote”

Welcome!  This is an open invitation to join in on my blogging event called, Writer’s Quote Wednesday.  This is your chance to highlight your favorite author’s quotes that give inspiration to you as a writer.  By sharing your quotes, we will all gain insight and inspiration to propel us forward in our writing careers. It… Continue reading Writer’s Quote Wednesday 2015-1: “A Silver Quote”

Book Reviews

BOOK REVIEW BY @COLLEENCHESEBRO OF “The Uncanny Valley-Tales from a Lost Town” @GREGGYMILLER

Lit World Interviews

The Uncanny Valley

Title: The Uncanny Valley – Tales from a Lost Town
Author: Gregory Miller
Illustrator: John York
Published: January6th 2014 by West Arcadia Press (first published May 27th 2011)
ASIN: B00HQW3AHA
http://authorgregorymiller.wordpress.com/
Pages: 141
Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, Mystery, Short Stories, Fiction, Flash Fiction, Horror

Welcome to the Uncanny Valley where a public broadcasting affiliate requested their listeners to submit essays about a ‘specific historical, ritualistic, or personal event’ that described the culture of their own hometown. What results is a horrifying collection of 33 eerie tales told by the residents of Uncanny Valley just as they were sent in to the contest. Some of these tales were just plain creepy and a couple were delightful and humorous in a ghoulish way. What remains to be seen is whether the town actually existed…

I loved the brevity of the stories and the fact that they were told in the words of…

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Messages from Colleen

“Just Chilling”

Welcome to the NATURE CHILLS CHALLENGE from A Momma’s View:  She says: “There is one thing that always helps me chill out: Nature! No matter if it is a thunderstorm, waves, the wind, a snow covered mountain or just a sunset… I am in awe! Here are the “rules” for my challenge: From Monday, December… Continue reading “Just Chilling”

Messages from Colleen, Photography

Looking AHEAD to 2015

As 2014 winds down I find that I do not want to look back at the past year at all.  Instead, I want to forge ahead with bigger and better things!  I love the freshness that comes with starting a new year.  I have my brand new blog calendar which I already started using.  I… Continue reading Looking AHEAD to 2015

Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenges

Pixel Prose Challenge – “Golden Blushing Light”

     Amanda, of Unique Art Chic, sponsors a weekly pictorial prose challenge that I especially love the visual aspects of.  If you are interested, please join in.  You never know what heights your creativity will take you!  Find out more about Amanda’s challenge here. This week, we were given the rare treat of one of… Continue reading Pixel Prose Challenge – “Golden Blushing Light”

Messages from Colleen, Photography

Stream of Consciousness Saturday–”Consume”

Happy Holidays everyone.  I know for a fact that the word for Linda’s SoCS prompt was right on for me.  In fact, I would have to say that I over consumed!  It is my own fault.  I have a terrible sweet tooth which ends up being my downfall every time I over indulge.  The mint… Continue reading Stream of Consciousness Saturday–”Consume”