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. Hopefully, this will not be … Read more BLOG Chaos

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 seven months, I can report … Read more My Facebook Experiment

Is it really love

Annette Rochelle Aben last week’s Poet of the Week. Congratulations. 💕

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 the instructions below. As of … Read more How to Submit to Conversations with Colleen

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 submit your poetry to me: … Read more Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge OOPS!

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: Let customers reach you at … Read more Poetry Challenge Update to Issues

Happy Summer Solstice!

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

How to Write a Haiku Poem

It’s always good to go back to the basics and refresh our memories about the various syllabic poetry forms we use in our weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. Today, let’s review how to write a Haiku. Here are a few links for you to read. Enjoy! ~Colleen~ *** Haiku is an ancient form of poetry … Read more How to Write a Haiku Poem

The United Haiku & Tanka Society (UHTS) Poetry Contest Information

UHTS offers an opportunity for poets to submit their poetry to various contests throughout the year. I’ve copied the information from the UHTS site, HERE. HERE is the link for the Contests on their website. ALL serious poets should consider submitting their work to these contests. <3 What are you waiting for? Contest Submission Guidelines … Read more The United Haiku & Tanka Society (UHTS) Poetry Contest Information

Who’s Ready to Write Some Poetry?

Tanka Tuesday Returns June 11th! This has been the longest two months of my life. I can only say that I’m thrilled to be in our new house in Arizona. So, naturally… the next step is to return to my writing community of poets, artists, and writers! I’ve missed each and every one of you! … Read more Who’s Ready to Write Some Poetry?

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