“The Fairy Witches,” A #Tanka

The prompt words for my Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge are charm and time, from which to find your synonyms. For charm, I’m using sorcery, and for time, I’m using spells. The Fairy Witches   Ancient sorcery – spells shared to nourish others, a benevolence toward well being, not gain my… Continue reading

Ben’s world 28/03/2018

I love Ben the dog’s poetry and was thrilled to find that his favorite thing to do last week was to write a poem for my Tanka Tuesday Challenge. That, Ben. He’s a darling. <3 Continue reading

Colleen’s 2018 #Book #Reviews – “On the Edge of a Raindrop,” by Sarah Brentyn

IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: When You’re on the Edge, It’s Easy to Fall.These are stories of lives on the edge. A girl tortured by the world within her. A boy powerless to escape his home. A mother doomed to live with her greatest mistake. A man lost in a maze… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2018 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 77: CHARM & TIME, #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

“The Dream Rock” – Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction

March 22, 2018, Carrot Ranch Literary Community prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the theme “follow your dreams.” Bonus points for throwing a badge into the tale. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by March 27, 2018, by leaving a link, pingback or story in… Continue reading

#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76 Recap, “Joy & Fury”

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Recap. Last week’s words “joy and fury,” are opposites. Michael Lydon shares: “Bringing words of opposite meaning close together is one of writing’s most ancient devices, called oxymoron when the opposites abut—as they do in “oxymoron”: its Greek roots, oxys/moros, mean “sharp/dull”; and antithesiswhen close in balanced phrases… Continue reading

Celtic Tree Of Life – Portal To Invisible Worlds And Source Of Sacred Knowledge | Ancient Pages

Some of the stories we consider to be myths are actually steeped in ancient beliefs. The tree of life appears in most major religions and its symbolism is recognized around the world. “The Celtic Tree of Life served as a portal to invisible worlds and became a source of sacred… Continue reading

Weather Got You Down? Your Greek Holiday Starts TODAY!

ARE YOU BURIED BY SNOW DRIFTS? I’ve got a remedy for that! Meet my friend, and author, Effrosyni Moschoudi. She has a special promotion running on a selection of her books from March 21-25, 2018! Effrosyni Moschoudi was born and raised in Athens, Greece. As a child, she loved to sit… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2018 Book Reviews: “Quill & Ink – Inspirational, Motivational and Creative Writings,” by Deborah A. Bowman

Title: Quill & Ink – Inspirational, Motivational and Creative Writings Amazon Author Page: Deborah A. Bowman Publication Date: November 22, 2015 Formats: Paperback & Kindle Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Spiritual Growth, Ancient Classical & Medieval Goodreads IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: Are you a creative person who loves the paranormal; The Spiritual Universe; ancient myths and legends; fantasy;… Continue reading

A Mother Always Knows – Flash Fiction

March 16, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about carrot cake. It can be classic or unusual. Why is there cake? How does it feature in the story? Go where the prompt leads. Respond by March 20, 2018, to be included in the compilation (published March… Continue reading