Messages from Colleen

The Blogger Recognition Award – A thank You to Bloggers Who Support So Generously

I received a lovely award from Sally Cronin yesterday called the Blogger Recognition Award. This originated with Stevie Turner, which migrated to Sally Cronin, and on to me. I haven’t accepted awards on my blog for years now, but it was a thrill to be thought of in this way. Thank you for your kindness, …

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2020 Poetry Challenge Planning

To all my poetry challenge participants and those interested in participating in the challenge in the future: At the end of 2019, Colleen’s weekly syllabic poetry challenge will have run for three consecutive years. I never thought I would have this much interest in syllabic poetry, and I’ve been overjoyed at the response. The Poet …

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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 …

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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

December Slow-Down

I need a break! I’m going to take the rest of the month of December off from blogging. I need this time to work on a book whose characters are screaming for my attention… and let me tell you, those magical healing witches are pretty demanding! I do have book reviews scheduled and author interviews …

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A Magical Book Sale!

“The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy,” and “Fairies, Myths, and Magic ~ A Summer Celebration,” are both on SALE for $.99 each for the entire month of December 2018.  It you haven’t had a chance to experience the magic, now’s your chance! Fourteen-year-old Abigale Forester, recently orphaned and a ward of the State of …

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Premio Dardos Writing Award

Last month, my blog friend, Christine, from the blog, “Before Sundown,” nominated me for the Premio Dardos Award, which recognizes cultural, ethical, literary, and personal values in the form of creative and original writing. I was honored and incredibly humbled to have Christine nominate me for such a high honor in our writing community.  Thank …

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