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MeWe, Groups, and Invitations

As I’ve shared before, I deleted Facebook on March 1st. Since I left, I’ve heard from many of my author friends saying they are having difficulties with Facebook and the sharing of blog posts. Sally Cronin wrote about it HERE. MeWe.com is a lovely alternative to Facebook. If you’re interested… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “Just an Odd Job Girl,” by Author, Sally Cronin, @sgc58

IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: At 50 Imogen had been married for over 20 years, and was living in a big house, with money to spare. Suddenly she is traded-in for a younger model, a Fast-Tracker.Devastated, she hides away and indulges in binge eating. But then, when hope is almost gone,… Continue reading

Colleen’s Coming Attractions: Two New Novellas by Author, @JimWebster6

Hi, everyone. Jim Webster has a couple of new novellas coming out and I offered to help him spread the word. Someone once wrote this about me… “Jim Webster is probably still fifty-something, his tastes in music are eclectic, and his dress sense is rarely discussed in polite society. In… Continue reading

Bye-Bye Facebook!

I’ve talked about leaving Facebook for some time. I’ve made my decision and wanted to share that by the end of the month (February 2019) you will find me on MeWe.com instead. Here is more information about MeWe. Security and privacy of my data, has been my fundamental issue for… Continue reading

Fifteen Literary Journals that Respond Within a Month | Authors Publish

This is a “share” of the newsletter written by Emily Harstone, of Authors Publish. <3 Submitting to journals with a quick response time is one of the best ways to stay motivated, not in terms of writing, but in terms of submitting. After all, if you submit to a journal… Continue reading

“The Dream,” #FlashFiction

The Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Prompt for February 7, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a sign. It can be a posted sign, a universal sign, a wonder. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by February 12, 2019. I’ve been writing like… Continue reading

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 121, “Work & Slow,” #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

How Writing Prompts Can Help Your Blog

H.R.R. Gorman has compiled a fabulous list of writing challenges, poetry challenges, and photo/writing challenges for use in our writing community. What are you waiting for? GET writing! <3 Continue reading

January Photo-prompt Round-up

D. Wallace Peach has created a monthly writing challenge that is tons of fun. If you’re looking for something to read, this is the place to come! <3 Continue reading

Poetry Challenge Submission RULES

There’s been some confusion about the Poetry Challenge submission requirements. Please read the challenge post. To clear things up, I’ve explained the procedure below: After you have written your poem and published it on your blog, please submit your poem and information on the submission form on the challenge post…. Continue reading