Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 23 – HELP & SMILE

Happy TANKA 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. Grab a cup of Joe or a cup of tea and read what's below… SO, LET'S … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 23 – HELP & SMILE

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 22 – “Door & Friend”

Happy TANKA 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. Grab a cup of joe or a cup of tea and read what's below… SO, LET'S … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 22 – “Door & Friend”

How authors including JK Rowling need to hire sensitivity readers for touchy subjects in their books | The Independent

Authors... what do you think? I touched on the issues of acceptance and bullying in my debut novel. I walked a fine line not to alienate a particular group of people. Yet, some of these biases are culturally based and add a sense of reality to your characters. As authors, can we express our views … Continue reading How authors including JK Rowling need to hire sensitivity readers for touchy subjects in their books | The Independent

How to Have the Perfect Weekend Writer’s Retreat – E.M. Welsh

Have you been suffering from writer's block? Don't fret... read the post below and participate in your own weekend writing conference. I'm scheduling my own now! ❤ Source: How to Have the Perfect Weekend Writer's Retreat - E.M. Welsh

» 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 … Continue reading » Grey Borders Magazine: Now Seeking Submissions

Authors Supporting Authors: New Release: “Chasing Bedlam,” by Charles E. Yallowitz

AUTHORS SUPPORTING AUTHORS One of my favorite authors, Charles E. Yallowitz, has published a new book available now! Check it out! Return to the Shattered States for a tale of love between a woman & her jeep! Lloyd and Cassidy’s last adventure was to honor a life. This time they are out to end one. … Continue reading Authors Supporting Authors: New Release: “Chasing Bedlam,” by Charles E. Yallowitz

“The Lark Bunting” – A #Tanka #Poem

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly #Tanka Tuesday poetry challenge. This week, I kept the prompt words of "Fog" and "Change." Both words have many connotations. Depending on how you use your synonyms you can alter the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. Don't be afraid to experiment with synonyms. Sometimes subtle meanings … Continue reading “The Lark Bunting” – A #Tanka #Poem

How to Write a Novel: 5 Bestselling Plot StructuresCate Hogan

Check out these great plot structures. I love the hero's journey... if you want to know how to write a novel - Read the article below. ❤ So you have a great story idea, but how do you write a novel and turn that idea into a gripping journey? These 5 plot structures are a … Continue reading How to Write a Novel: 5 Bestselling Plot StructuresCate Hogan

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #21 – “Fog & Change”

Happy TANKA 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. Grab a cup of Joe or a cup of tea and read what's below… SO, LET'S … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge #21 – “Fog & Change”