Monthly Archives: January 2017

» Fairy Tale Review: Accepting Submissions

  One way to PROTEST the political climate in America is to write! Check out this opportunity outlined below: (share this information – it’s what empathic writers need now). ❤ “For the coming issue, we are most interested in fairy tales that challenge the current political climate, fairy tales that resist outdated norms or binaries, fairy tales that reconfigure the

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The Golden Star Child – A #Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “charm” to “allure,” and I changed “touch” to “touches.” Both words have many connotations and can modify the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. I also used the photo as my inspiration. ❤ Don’t be afraid to experiment with synonyms.

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» 25 Literary Journals That Publish Genre Writing

Check out this list of literary journals! ❤ Most literary journals are interested in literary work, by which they mean, not genre work. The dictionary definition of genre is “a category of artistic composition, as in music or literature, characterized by similarities in form, style, or subject matter.” Source: » 25 Literary Journals That Publish Genre Writing

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #18 – “Charm & Touch”

Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to the TANKA CAFÉ. Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, order some coffee or tea and let’s write some TANKA poetry. ** IF YOU CAN’T FIND INSPIRATION FROM THE PROMPT WORDS-WRITE YOUR TANKA BASED OFF THE FEELINGS YOU GET WHEN YOU LOOK AT

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The Winds of Change – A #Tanka

Hello! I’m late, I’m late… The arrival of Monday has got the better of me! Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I tweaked the prompt word of “storm” to “rage and/or bluster,” and I changed “color” to “tints.” Both words have many connotations and can change the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many

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