The Basics of Using the Gutenberg Editor – Part One

On December 31, 2021 (two years from now) WordPress will discontinue the old Classic Editor. This prompted a huge discussion in our Literary Diva’s Facebook group. I’ll be sharing my experiences with the WordPress Gutenberg editor. Eventually, we all have to succumb to change. I hope I can make your… Continue reading

RE-POST – Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! I apologize for all the trouble. This is a REPOST of the original challenge post from this morning. The sharing buttons are missing and I can’t get them to show up. The issue has to do with the new editor and the fact that I copied… Continue reading

BLOG Chaos

I’m working with WordPress to figure out why when I copy posts the share buttons disappear. I’ve left a “test-post” published so they could see the issue. Please ignore. As soon as we’re done. I’ll delete the test post. <3 I’ll be upgrading the site soon to the business plan…. Continue reading

My Facebook Experiment

The end of March 2019, (where has the time gone?) I made the momentous decision to leave Facebook. I migrated over to a site called MeWe, which for all sakes and purposes, had the ability to change social media by avoiding all the privacy issues we faced on Facebook. After… Continue reading

“Sweet Jam,” #Flash #Fiction

It’s been awhile since I had the time to join in with my favorite flash fiction challenge. Today, I finally made it. The Carrot Ranch August 15, 2019, flash fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a sweet jam. It can take you… Continue reading

The Woman at 106 – #Etheree, #DoubleEtheree

Congratulations to H. R. R. Gorman! He is the Poet of the Week! Continue reading

How to Submit to Conversations with Colleen

UPDATE: I am booked through October 2019 but still have room for November and December. (My Plan for 2020, is to feature two authors a month – first come, first serve). Welcome to “Conversations with Colleen,” a weekly blog feature where I share the magic of Author Interviews. Please read… Continue reading

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge OOPS!

After everything we’ve gone through with WordPress and the contact form for the challenge… I did it! I made a typo in the new email address for the weekly challenge. I corrected the post Tuesday morning, but apparently it doesn’t show up. Here is the email address to use to… Continue reading

Poetry Challenge Update to Issues

The contact form that WP “allows” us to use on our blogs seems to not be working for most poetry challenge participants. Over half of you are having difficulties. WordPress posted a message on my blog stating: Customers can’t reach you at – click here to add a mailbox:… Continue reading

Happy Summer Solstice!

Happy Summer everyone. May the sun shine brightly on all of you. <3 Continue reading