Category Archives: Authors Supporting Authors

How to Run a Successful Poetry Challenge for Four Years Counting – Marsha Ingrao – Always Write

Marsha Ingrao, an author, blogger and retired teacher/consultant who does promoting and hobby blogging invited me to her amazing blog to talk about Tanka Tuesday! Please stop by and say hello! Longer Running Than Most Netflix Series “Today I want to introduce my blogging friend Colleen Chesebro. She’s helped me with many practical blogging tips that I’ve been able to

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Reshare | Dreamwalker’s Sanctuary | Time Is Now Upon Us, To Open our Hearts In LOVE ~ Seek The Truth!

If you don’t follow Sue, you should. Often, she shares clarity when nothing else makes sense to me. In these dark times, we need to embrace the truth. From my friend, Sue Dreamwalker:  “The TIME now has come for me too to share more Knowledge, more insights, and More Truths…  I have no intention of changing anyone’s mind or controlling

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The Open Secret, #FlashFiction

The May 28, 2020, Carrot Ranch Literary Community prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using two words that contradict. Examples include champagne and hard-rock; rosemary and sewage; duck down and firecrackers; sleep and square-dancing. Use one of these or make up your own. Go where the prompt leads! Respond by June 2, 2020. “Shhhhh… don’t

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Authors Supporting Authors: Frozen Stiff Drink, by James J. Cudney, $.99 Sale 5/18/2020 – 5/22/2020

Frozen Stiff Drink: Death at Danby Landing, the 6th book in the Braxton Campus Mysteries, will be available as a .99 Kindle download. Below you’ll find several highlights, and if you are interested in reading the book, you can purchase it as a physical book or a Kindle version via Amazon.   About Frozen Stiff Drink Frozen Stiff Drink: A Kellan

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“Trite Tales for Little People,” Tallis Steelyard: Bringing the Joys of Civilization Blog Tour

For whatever reason, it appears to be Jim Webster Week on my blog. He has three separate features 1) this blog hop, 2) an exciting Conversations with Colleen where Tallis Steelyard, the Poet, fills us in on his deepest writing secrets, and 3) my book review of “Tallis Steelyard: A Guide for Writers.” That’s a lot of Jim Webster in

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Poetry Friday ~ Character & Wild

Originally posted on The Writer Next Door | Vashti Q:
I’m sure some of you know by now that there’s a hurricane in the Atlantic headed for Florida. Well, Hurricane Dorian is headed northwest right now toward Florida’s northern east coast but there’s a pressure system that is predicted to push the hurricane southwest to make landfall anywhere from central Florida…

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POETRY/Flash Fiction & Poetry/ or Poetry/Short Story BOOK PROMOTIONS & A GIFT!

I am re-sharing this information as I still have three FREE Kindle books remaining for my free giveaway of Fairies, Myths, & Magic – A Summer Celebration. I would love to gift these three books to my regular readers – NOT just my poetry challenge participants. If you live overseas, I will gladly email you a mobi copy. ❤ Colleen!

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For my Poetry Challenge Participants ~ Poetry Book Promotions & a Gift!

I have a deep fondness for all forms of poetry, especially syllabic poetry. So, I would like to assist my poetry challenge participants in advertising their poetry books. As authors, I know we all struggle to get reviews. I know I do… If you have participated in my challenge for at least six months or more, I will create a

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