“The Dream Rock” – Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction

March 22, 2018, Carrot Ranch Literary Community prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the theme “follow your dreams.” Bonus points for throwing a badge into the tale. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by March 27, 2018, by leaving a link, pingback or story in the comments. If you want your story published in the

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#Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76 Recap, “Joy & Fury”

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Recap. Last week’s words “joy and fury,” are opposites. Michael Lydon shares: “Bringing words of opposite meaning close together is one of writing’s most ancient devices, called oxymoron when the opposites abut—as they do in “oxymoron”: its Greek roots, oxys/moros, mean “sharp/dull”; and antithesiswhen close in balanced phrases like Catullus’s “Odi et amo—I hate and I love.” Opposites

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Celtic Tree Of Life – Portal To Invisible Worlds And Source Of Sacred Knowledge | Ancient Pages

Some of the stories we consider to be myths are actually steeped in ancient beliefs. The tree of life appears in most major religions and its symbolism is recognized around the world. “The Celtic Tree of Life served as a portal to invisible worlds and became a source of sacred knowledge, guarded by the most enlightened ones.” Read more by

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Weather Got You Down? Your Greek Holiday Starts TODAY!

ARE YOU BURIED BY SNOW DRIFTS? I’ve got a remedy for that! Meet my friend, and author, Effrosyni Moschoudi. She has a special promotion running on a selection of her books from March 21-25, 2018! Effrosyni Moschoudi was born and raised in Athens, Greece. As a child, she loved to sit alone in her garden scribbling rhymes about flowers, butterflies, and

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Colleen’s 2018 Book Reviews: “Quill & Ink – Inspirational, Motivational and Creative Writings,” by Deborah A. Bowman

Title: Quill & Ink – Inspirational, Motivational and Creative Writings Amazon Author Page: Deborah A. Bowman Publication Date: November 22, 2015 Formats: Paperback & Kindle Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Spiritual Growth, Ancient Classical & Medieval Goodreads IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: Are you a creative person who loves the paranormal; The Spiritual Universe; ancient myths and legends; fantasy; and the healing, playful energy of pets/animals? You are not

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Colleen’s 2018 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 76: JOY & FURY, #SnyonymnsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. Opportunities for Poets Wergle Flomp Humorous

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#Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge No. 75 RECAP, “Green & Patience,” #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap    Last week I gave you two words that breathed spring into your week: “Green and Patience.” Our lack of moisture in Colorado Springs has me longing for springtime and the emergence of green shoots in my garden bins. I know by experience, thoughts of spring invoke impatience in my soul. It’s hard

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