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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 contact@colleenchesebro.com – 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

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Synchronicity at it’s Finest!

You know the old saying that when the universe speaks you listen? That is exactly what happened to us during this turmultous move. When the house deal in Albuquerque fell through, we headed to Seal Beach, CA to my husband’s brother’s house to decide what to do next. Interstate 40… Continue reading

Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Deborah Jay, @DeborahJay2

Hello everyone! This month I’m thrilled to bring you an amazing speculative fiction author, Deborah Jay. I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE. We all aspire to be successful authors and the best way to learn some of the tricks of the trade… Continue reading

A Blogging Sabbatical

It’s been a whirlwind week! We listed our house on Wednesday, and by Thursday we had four offers! We accepted the offer that was best for us, and I can say that we literally sold our house in one day! We must be out of this house by April 29th,… Continue reading

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

Antisocial media

I am happy to say that I don’t miss FB one bit. I’m not advocating that YOU should leave, rather I’m sharing information to make you aware so that you can make your own choice. Remember, MeWe.com is a viable option to FB if you’re looking to move on. We… Continue reading