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» Ten Wonderful New Literary Journals

Authors Publish shares some great places to get your work published. Click the link below to find out where and how. <3 HAPPY HALLOWEEN! In my experience, the benefits can be greater than publishing in a well-established journal. When a literary journal is new the editors tend to be a… Continue reading

NaNoWritMo Here I Come!

I can’t believe I’m doing it… but here I go. Even though my novel, The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Swamp Fairy, doesn’t publish until January 2017, I am using the month of November to draft out the second novel in the series, The Meadow Fairy. I am scared to… Continue reading

Why You Should Be Writing Short Stories – E.M. Welsh

Do you like to write short stories? Click on the highlighted link below to find out how writing short stories makes you a better writer later on. <3   Source: Why You Should Be Writing Short Stories – E.M. Welsh Continue reading

A Halloween Encounter

The yellow smudge of a setting sun slipped behind the trees leaving a warm glow to the field.  Nightbirds scattered, roosting in the trees while insects droned on in a constant monotony. The air felt cooler after the heat of the day. Ground fog swirled around the grasses casting eerie… Continue reading

How Literary Devices Can Add Depth to Your Writing – ProWritingAid

Have you ever heard of a red herring? Don’t know what it means? Read by clicking the highlighted link below to find out how to add drama to your writing. <3 The term “literary device” refers to some common techniques that writers use to add meaning to their writing and… Continue reading

Samhain, Fairies, and Symbolism in Your Writing

With the Samhain (Halloween) celebration just around the corner, I wanted to gaze back into the past to see how this ancient festival evolved and became the holiday we celebrate today. Besides, if you write fairy fantasy, you’ll want to incorporate some of the ancient myths and other such symbolism… Continue reading

Colleen’s #BOOK #REVIEWS – “A Merry Mountain Christmas,” by Author, P. C. Zick

Title:  A Merry Mountain Christmas: Sweet Romance (Smoky Mountain Romance, Volume 4) Author: P. C. Zick Print Length: 102 Pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Publication Date: August 31, 2016 Sold by Amazon, LLC Language: English ISBN-10: 1537152130 ISBN-13: 978-1537152134 Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Romance, Clean & Wholesome *I voluntarily reviewed an Advanced Reader’s Copy of this book* “Fran… Continue reading

Change is All About Building the NEW

Change is a positive thing. Much like the quote above, I am focusing my attention on building “the new.” Little by little, you will start seeing the changes on my blog. I am phasing out “Silver Threading,” and have replaced the title with my name. This change is to move… Continue reading

Silver’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #5 SHAPES & HEART

Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let’s write some TANKA poetry. Silver’s having Red Rooibos Tea this week! Here are some great sites… Continue reading

Creating Believable Characters: 8 Tactics | Now Novel

    What an excellent read on how to create believable characters! Check it out! <3 Creating believable characters is crucial if you want readers to fall in love with your fictional world and its inhabitants. Read 8 character creation tips. Source: Creating Believable Characters: 8 Tactics | Now Novel Continue reading