Senryu poems are written much the same as a Haiku poem in English. Senryu takes the form of three nonrhyming lines written in a 5/7/5 syllable count written in the present tense. At this point, I can hear your thoughts… So, what's the difference between a Haiku and a Senryu? Penandthepad.com states: "Many traditional senryu … Continue reading How to Write a Senryu Poem in English
I'm adding another poetry form to Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge starting October 2, 2017. It's called a cinquain: Image credit: Ol' King Cole's Castle Here is another site that will help you with word count and syllables. It is called wordcalc.com. I use howmanysyllables.com. Click on the poem workshop tab and try it out. Here is … Continue reading How to Write a Cinquain Poem
In today's busy writing, blogging, and marketing world there is one constant - We do our best when we learn and share with each other. I have been blessed to belong to one of the best author/blogging communities around the web. Today, I begged asked, Marsha Ingrao, to share with my readers her tutorial on how … Continue reading Special Guest Post: “Using Canva Like an Expert,” by Marsh Ingrao
As many of you already know, I love structured poetry. This includes the Haiku, the Tanka, and the Haibun. I like to think of myself as a student of these poetic forms. Learning to write them correctly is an art form in itself. I think that's what appeals to me the most, the arrangement of … Continue reading How to Write a Haibun In English
Trying new things can be fun. I've written these instructions to help my fellow bloggers with instructions on how to use the blog post feature in Microsoft Word and how to use the new WordPress Editor. ❤ First, Here are my instructions for using the blog post template in Microsoft Word and importing into WordPress: … Continue reading How to Use the New WordPress Editor & Microsoft Word Template for Blog Posts
Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Do you know what today is? It's our Anniversary! We've been writing Haiku, Tanka, and Haibun for one year now! After you write today's poem, you will have written 52 poems. That's enough to fill a book … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 52 ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: “SPIRIT & JOY”
MJ Mallon’s new book is going on sale at a special price to celebrate her wedding anniversary! Check it out… You won’t want to miss this deal! ❤
It’s my wedding anniversary on Tuesday and my hubby has a special surprise planned. I don’t know what it is and that makes it more exciting!
To celebrate I’m having a Kindle Countdown deal the weekend after my anniversary, so keep an eye out for that. It starts 29th of September with a price drop to 0.99 pence for a day! Then next day it goes up by one pound, and another pound the next day until it is back to where it started!
To join in Colleen’s challenge follow the link: https://colleenchesebro.com/2017/09/19/colleens-weekly-poetry-challenge-no-51-haiku-tanka-haibun-gift-song/
Bye for now,
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I've written this story for the Flash Fiction Challenge at Carrot Ranch.com. September 21, 2017, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about what it is to gather a harvest. You can use the phrase or show what it means without using the words. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by … Continue reading “The First Frost” – Flash Fiction
Interested in responding to the weekly flash fiction challenge? You can learn about flash fiction in this section as a writing prompt, form or tool. If you are looking for the rules of play, skip a… Source: Flash Fiction « Carrot Ranch Literary Community
Welcome to my Author Spotlight Guest Posts I have started a new feature on my blog, called Author Spotlight – Guest Posts. As you can see from the image above, I am looking for themed posts about fairies, myths, and magic. If you are an interested author and would like to be featured on my blog, … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Spotlight Guest Posts – “All You Need To Do Is Believe,” by Judy E. Martin