Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 129, #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. Join us every Tuesday for Tanka Tuesday! Life has a way of stepping in and giving … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 129, #SynonymsOnly

Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 108, “Afraid & Grave”, #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 on the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. PLEASE NOTE: Don't forget to count your syllables. Use this site: howmanysyllables.com. Click on the workshop tab. … Continue reading Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 108, “Afraid & Grave”, #SynonymsOnly

Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, D. G. Kaye, (aka Debby Gies)

Hello everyone! This week I'm happy to share with you, my dearest friend and Canadian author, D. G. Kaye, (Debby Gies) as my guest. Debby puts up with my silliness every day, so when I begged asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE she was willing to give it a … Continue reading Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, D. G. Kaye, (aka Debby Gies)

Memoir Bytes: – Escaping a #Sexual Predator – #WhyIDidntReport

I'll be joining Debby Gies This Thursday. Read her memoir byte by clicking the link below. Then, join the discussion this Thursday. ❤ Debby says: "This Thursday, October 4th from 5pm EST to 10PM, some author friends and myself will be hosting a Facebook Event – Authors Against Domestic Violence where each author gets half an hour to post and … Continue reading Memoir Bytes: – Escaping a #Sexual Predator – #WhyIDidntReport

Colleen’s 2018 #Book #Reviews – “Twenty Years After I Do,” by Author, D. G. Kaye

Title: Twenty Years After I Do ~ Reflections on Love & Changes After Aging Amazon Author Page: D. G. Kaye Publication Date: November 29, 2017 Formats: Paperback & Kindle Genres: Marriage & Long Term Relationships, Memoirs, Marriage & Adult Relationships, Personal Growth, Spirituality Goodreads IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: May/December memoirs. In this personal accounting, D.G. Kaye shares the insights … Continue reading Colleen’s 2018 #Book #Reviews – “Twenty Years After I Do,” by Author, D. G. Kaye

Writer’s Tips: #Editing, #Formatting, #Bookdesign, helpful links

Author, and Sister of the Fey, D. G. Kaye (Debby Gies) shares some helpful tips and links for writers for book design, self-editing and repurposing our unused writing. Click the link to read more... Source: Writer's Tips: #Editing, #Formatting, #Bookdesign, helpful links

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – #Summer Sale – D.G. Kaye, Stevie Turner, D.Wallace Peach and Colleen Chesebro

Sally is sharing a great collection of books that are on sale. Take advantage of these sales now. ❤

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

Welcome to the last in the Summer Sale posts with books in the Cafe and Bookstore that have been reduced on Amazon or Smashwords.

Some of the books from Monday 9th may still be on sale so worth checking:https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/07/09/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-summer-sale-brigid-p-gallagher-hugh-w-roberts-jacquie-biggar-and-victoria-zigler/

And from Friday 13th (lucky for some): https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/07/13/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-summer-sale-99p-99c-children-ya-poetry-african-adventure-lucinda-e-clarke-darlene-foster-natalie-ducey-and-annette-rochelle-aben/

Some may still be on offer from Monday 16th: https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/07/16/sallys-cafe-and-bookstore-summer-sale-childrens-books-thrillers-fantasy-charles-e-yallowitz-john-w-howell-jemima-pett-m-j-mallon-and-diana-j-febry/

Now time to showcase the last of the books in the summer sale beginning with D.G. Kaye who has reduced her latest memoir – Twenty Years: After “I Do” : Reflections on Love and Changes Through Aging. 99c/99p until July 31st

About Twenty Years: After “I Do”.

May/December memoirs.

In this personal accounting, D.G. Kaye shares the insights and wisdom she has accrued through twenty years of keeping her marriage strong and thriving despite the everyday changes and challenges of aging. Kaye reveals how a little creative planning, acceptance, and unconditional…

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Fairies, Myths, & Magic – Now Available in Print!

I'm happy to share that Fairies, Myths, & Magic is now available in a paperback version for the low price of $5.99 each on Amazon. I'm still in that 72-hour window on Amazon, so here is my Amazon Author Page where both editions are listed. This book would make a great gift for all those … Continue reading Fairies, Myths, & Magic – Now Available in Print!

Platform: Self-Publishing

Great information from the author, D. G. Kaye, aka Debby Gies! This is worth a read! ❤

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

How to Build a Readership with Blogging
and Prepare for Publishing by Debby Gies

As writers who choose to self-publish, we must understand that we’ve chosen to be not only writers but publishers, marketers, and promoters of our work because these components are all essential parts of running a business. Yes, your business! If we intend to sell books, it’s in our best interests to learn about these things as well as building an author platform. If we don’t put in the time to promote our work, our books will surely sit and collect dust on the virtual shelves, lost in a sea of hundreds of thousands of other books.

Although we may be publishing in a digital world, our business is no different than if we opened our own brick and mortar store. We wouldn’t leave our doors unlocked and wares left unattended, would we? So, let’s get into…

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Colleen’s 2018 #Book #Reviews – “Words We Carry,” by Author, D. G. Kaye

Title: Words We Carry: Essays of Obsession & Self-Esteem Amazon Author Page: D. G. Kaye Publication Date: October 20, 2014 Formats: Paperback & Kindle Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Spirituality, Personal Growth, Women's Personal Growth, Biographies & Memoirs, Women, Spiritual Healing Goodreads https://read.amazon.com/kp/card?asin=B00OQJGE42&preview=inline&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_KmOpBb4941372 IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS: "I have been a great critic of myself for most of my life, and … Continue reading Colleen’s 2018 #Book #Reviews – “Words We Carry,” by Author, D. G. Kaye