Monthly Archives: September 2017

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

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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:

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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.

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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

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Colleen’s Book Reviews – “13 Steps to Evil: How to Craft Superbad Villains,” by Author, Sacha Black

Title:  13 Steps to Evil – How to Craft Superbad Villains Amazon Author Page File Size: 6316 KB Print Length:  223 Pages Publisher: Self-published by author Publication Date: May 9, 2017 Sold By: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B0722X7Y4P ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Writing, Research & Publishing Guides, Writing Skills IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: Your hero is not the most important character in your book.

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