COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE, NO. 73: ENERGY & KNOWLEDGE, #SNYONYMSONLY

Welcome to Tanka Tuesday! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2018 Book Reviews: “Farlander’s Law,” The Rose Shield, Book 3

Title: Farlander’s Law, The Rose Shield, Book III Amazon Author Page: D. Wallace Peach Publication Date: April 12, 2017 Formats: Paperback & Kindle Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Science Fiction, Colonization, First Contact, New Adult & College Goodreads IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: “Immune to influence, the Cull Tarr infiltrate the tier cities, and the Shiplord plies the… Continue reading

“The Dig,” Flash Fiction

February 22, 2018, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a unicorn. It can be realistic or fantastical. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by February 27, 2018, to be included in the compilation (published February 28). Rules are here. All writers are welcome!… Continue reading

“My Journey,” A Reverse #Cinquain

For my Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge this week I used finding for breakthrough, and journey for movement. New Cinquain Poetry Forms Cinquain – Wikipedia (Many Thanks to Scott from the House of Bailey.Wordpress.com for the information) * Reverse Cinquain: A form with one 5-line stanza in a syllabic pattern of… Continue reading

#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic 2018 Author Spotlight Guest Posts: “The Black Shuck of East Anglia,” by Author, Robbie Cheadle

This week, I am pleased to introduce you to author, Robbie Cheadle. Robbie creates the most spectacular cakes and sweets with her son, Michael. Robbie created this cake for a Christmas charity event. Robbie is creative in each and every one of her endeavors. She is an avid reader and… Continue reading

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge, No. 72: Breakthrough & Movement, #SnyonymsOnly

Welcome to Tanka Tuesday! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media… Continue reading

Confessions of a History Student: Messages and Intuition

Ali Isaac writes about Irish myths, legends, and tales. Today she has a special offer – a free book! I got my copy… did you get yours? *** You may have noticed there was no blog post from me last week. I try really hard to keep the blog updated… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2018 #Book #Reviews – “Drake and the Fliers,” by Author, Allison Maruska

Title: Drake and the Fliers Amazon Author Page: Allison Maruska Publication Date: November 30, 2015 Formats: Paperback & Kindle Genres: #Post Apocalyptic, #Science Fiction, #Lesbian, #Gay, #Bisexual & #Transgender, Goodreads IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: Sixteen-year-old Drake can’t understand why the virus spared him. The only survivors he’s seen vandalized his makeshift dwelling, and despite his sister’s dying… Continue reading

“Hoarfrost” Flash Fiction – Cinquain Prose

The Carrot Ranch Literary Community Challenge for February 15, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story on ice. It can be an event on the ice, a game on ice or a drink on ice. Go where the prompt leads you. Respond by February 20, 2018, to… Continue reading

“The Collective,” A Tanka

It’s that time of the week and if the itch to write has turned into a slow burn… Get writing! Join my weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge and get your brain waves thinking in new ways. Write some poetry! This week, I’ve used the word, “ethos,” as my synonym for… Continue reading