Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Tuesday Challenge Recap & A Month of November Poetry Prompts

Happy Halloween WELCOME TO POETRY TUESDAY! I’ve had a brilliant idea concerning the poetry challenge for November 2017. Today, I will give you five weeks’ worth of prompt words. (I won’t be doing another post until December 5th so that I can participate in NanoWritMo). That way you can still carry on with your poetry. BUT HERE’S THE CATCH: For the entire month of November, … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Tuesday Challenge Recap & A Month of November Poetry Prompts

» Grey Borders Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Writers: Check this magazine out and what types of manuscripts they are looking for! WOW! I love it! ❤ A rare find. Grey Borders Magazine publishes poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and artwork that challenges social norms. Founded in 2002, this Canadian magazine has been published in print and online for over a decade. They seek work that invites discussion about untold stories, stories about mental illness, … Continue reading » Grey Borders Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Breathing life into your characters

I’ve been thinking a lot about role models and how they influence a writer’s work; the ways this translates to our readers. There’s a reason writers become invested in their characters, why they often refer to them as real; a living, breathing part of the world as they know it. They have a history, complex personalities, and emotional depth. For readers, if we’re lucky, this … Continue reading Breathing life into your characters