Ancient Secrets – A Tanka

I kept the prompt words this week of “stars and fate.” Instead, I concentrated on showing instead of telling by choosing my words carefully. Twinkling stars above – murmuring fairy secrets, the chasm of my fate. Patois cloaked with dark meaning empathic words of feeling. ~*~ ©Colleen M. Chesebro To learn the significance of this […]

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What NOT to Post When Marketing Your Book – 8 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Useful information in this post and well worth the read. ❤ Click the link at the bottom of this post to read more.  As I was scrolling through my Facebook groups today, I saw several posts that listed multiple links to their books for each country’s Amazon store.  However, instead of listing every single Amazon […]

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Prompt Challenge #10 – FATE & STARS

Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ and your weekly prompt post. 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. (Please note: I changed my blog name and address to colleenchesebro.com. silverthreading.com […]

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When the Red Bird Sings

When the red bird sings, a soul wings to the heavens, watching all below. ©Colleen M. Chesebro Photo: courtesy of Pixabay.com   READ MORE ON SILVER’S MONTHLY FAIRY WHISPERS Sign up for my monthly newsletter where you will find exciting reads from across the web plus a few creations of my own. Written, just for […]

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Author Websites, Blogs, and Book Sales Pages – The Book Designer

Setting up your author blog is important stuff. Here is a fabulous breakdown of what you need to help sell your book. ❤ Click on the highlighted link at the bottom to read the information. Last week Stephanie Chandler invited me to do a presentation for the Nonfiction Writer’s Conference, an online event featuring lots […]

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Colleen’s #BOOK #REVIEWS – “Rapture in the City,” By Diane Hall

Title:  Rapture in the City (Sequel to Catching Feathers in the Wind) Author: Diane Hall File Size: 1025 KB Print Length: 231 Pages Publisher: http://www.dianehallauthor.com Publication Date: August 18, 2015 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B0145J0U8S ISBN-10:  0955973392 ISBN-13: 978-0955973390 Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Magical Realism, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Angels & Spirit Guides *I voluntarily reviewed an Author’s Copy of this […]

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Whoooo! Complaining Works! Amazon Book Reviews Are Now Exempt!

Originally posted on Happymeerkatreviews:
I just wanted to celebrate that as of today, amazon have seen sense in their guidelines and have now made exceptions to their 5 non-verified purchase reviews rule.  In case you didn’t know what I’ve been talking about for the last few days, Amazon.com had recently changed its rules on posting…

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How to Foreshadow Like Alfred Hitchcock – ProWritingAid

I love foreshadowing and if used correctly it will propel your story to exciting new heights. Think about some of your favorite movies or books and how those authors foreshadowed future events. Add this to your own stories and you are on your way! ❤ Click the highlighted link below to read more about using […]

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