Saturday Script

My friend, and author, Eloise De Sousa says she’s been fighting some writer’s block of late… I don’t think so! Read her newest short story! ❤

Thoughts by Mello-Elo

Dear Reader,

As I’ve mentioned recently, I have been suffering from writer’s block. Today has been the first time something resembling a story has broken through the wall. Let me know what you think…

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“Learning to Fly,” A Senryu

This week for my Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, I used synonyms "stretch" for the word give, and "grasp" for receive. Stretch your wings and fly— snatch what seems outside your grasp, success will find you. © 2018 Colleen M. Chesebro Find your magic and let it shine!

Smorgasbord Blogger Daily – Wednesday June 27th 2018 – Robbie Cheadle, Terri Webster Schrandt and Paddy Cummins

A pleasure to share some of my favorite authors! Take a peek... you might meet somebody new. ❤

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New on the Shelves – Fairies, Myths and Magic: A Summer Celebration by Colleen M. Chesebro

What an honor to be part of Sally Cronin’s Book Shelf. Please stop and say hello. ❤

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Delighted to feature the new book by Colleen M. Chesebro, Fairies, Myths & Magic: A Summer Celebration. And great news…the collection isthe No. 1 NEW release in poetry anthologies on Amazon.

About the book

Step into a world where fairies, dragons, and other magical beings converge in a collection of poetry and short stories inspired by the celebration of Litha, the Summer Solstice.

Meet Drac, a dragon cursed by his own poisonous deeds, and two pixies who help an old man remember a lost love. You’ll meet a pair of fairies with a sense of humor, and a young girl who fulfills her destiny after being struck by lightning. Learn what happens when a modern witch’s spell goes terribly wrong. Meet the Sisters of the Fey, a group of Slavic Witches who sign a pact with the Rusalki Fey to preserve their magic for the good of all.

Atmospheric…

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COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 90, “Give & Receive,” #SYNONYMSONLY

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 leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. Opportunities for … Continue reading COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 90, “Give & Receive,” #SYNONYMSONLY

“The Crow’s Secret,” Flash Fiction

June 21, 2018, the Carrot Ranch Literary Community Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about “not all is lost.” It can include recovery from disaster, an unexpected insight after a fall, or however the phrase moves you. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by June 26, 2018.   She … Continue reading “The Crow’s Secret,” Flash Fiction

COLLEEN’S #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE, “Dry & Wet,” NO. 89 RECAP, #SYNONYMSONLY

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules on the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. Each week, I like to highlight a poet who I call the Poet of the Week, … Continue reading COLLEEN’S #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE, “Dry & Wet,” NO. 89 RECAP, #SYNONYMSONLY

Celebrate International Fairy Day: June 24, 2018

HAPPY SUMMER SOLSTICE & International Fairy Day! As a tribute to the Summer Solstice, my first book of poetry and short stories has become a reality. Fairies, Myths, & Magic ~ A Summer Celebration is now available on Amazon. From June 21st through June 27th, this book will be featured at the introductory price of $.99! … Continue reading Celebrate International Fairy Day: June 24, 2018