The dawn chorus and too much time to think.

Jim Webster has tackled an issue with book publishing I’ve thought about for some time. Tell me what you think. I believe it’s a brilliant answer! Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “Project Renovatio – The Trilogy” by Author, Allison Maruska, @allisonmaruska

Title: Project Renovatio, The Trilogy Amazon Author Page: Allison Maruska Publication Date: September 13, 2018 Formats: Audiobook (free with an Audible Trial subscription) & Kindle Genres: YA, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Genetic Engineering, Mystery & Detective Goodreads IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS Enjoy all three stories in the Project Renovatio trilogy in one convenient boxed… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 129 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: Hobby & Play HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! Except for the first challenge of the month ~ then, the poets… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 128, #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 in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. By the way, in my search to display your poetry the… Continue reading

“The Transformation,” #flashfiction

This week, we are to write about a bucket of water. I’m a bit out of practice, but hopefully this story will resonate with you. The Transformation I stared into the bucket of water expecting to see my own image stare back at me. Instead, the image of a Rusalka… Continue reading

“Honoring the First Day of Spring,” A #Double Etheree

For my poetry challenge this week, I chose the words, Vernal Equinox for spring, and chant(ing) for sing. Considering we also have a full moon tonight, I can’t wait to see what blows in on the wind. To celebrate this first day of spring, I’d like to introduce you to… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “A Parting in the Sky” The Forgotten Child Trilogy, Book 3” by Author, Mark W. Sasse, @sassevn

IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS In part three of The Forgotten Child Trilogy, Bee takes her biggest gamble yet with Francis Frick, whisking him to the beginning of it all on the forlorn battlefield of waning World War I. When her plan puts Frick in grave danger, she decides to do… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 128 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: Spring & Sing HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! Except for the first challenge of the month ~ then, the poets… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 127, #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 in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. PLEASE NOTE: Don’t forget to count your syllables. Use this site:… Continue reading

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – The Weekly Round Up – Social Media Shenanigans, Spring Flowers, Mexican Getaways, Italian Food, music, humour and Fabulous Guests

I love Sally Cronin’s blog… Please pay attention to the information about Facebook changes to posting. Also interesting is the intrusion by FB into the messenger. I’m removing the FB share button from my blog today as posts are being deleted in the groups and from messenger chats. <3 Continue reading