COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE, NO. 73: ENERGY & KNOWLEDGE, #SNYONYMSONLY

Welcome to Tanka Tuesday! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. Please … Continue reading COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE, NO. 73: ENERGY & KNOWLEDGE, #SNYONYMSONLY

“The Dig,” Flash Fiction

February 22, 2018, Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a unicorn. It can be realistic or fantastical. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by February 27, 2018, to be included in the compilation (published February 28). Rules are here. All writers are welcome! As an archeologist, I spent … Continue reading “The Dig,” Flash Fiction

“My Journey,” A Reverse #Cinquain

For my Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge this week I used finding for breakthrough, and journey for movement. New Cinquain Poetry Forms Cinquain - Wikipedia (Many Thanks to Scott from the House of Bailey.Wordpress.com for the information) * Reverse Cinquain: A form with one 5-line stanza in a syllabic pattern of two, eight, six, four, and … Continue reading “My Journey,” A Reverse #Cinquain

#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic 2018 Author Spotlight Guest Posts: “The Black Shuck of East Anglia,” by Author, Robbie Cheadle

This week, I am pleased to introduce you to author, Robbie Cheadle. Robbie creates the most spectacular cakes and sweets with her son, Michael. Robbie created this cake for a Christmas charity event. Robbie is creative in each and every one of her endeavors. She is an avid reader and an accomplished poet in addition … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic 2018 Author Spotlight Guest Posts: “The Black Shuck of East Anglia,” by Author, Robbie Cheadle

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge, No. 72: Breakthrough & Movement, #SnyonymsOnly

Welcome to Tanka Tuesday! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. Please … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge, No. 72: Breakthrough & Movement, #SnyonymsOnly

Confessions of a History Student: Messages and Intuition

Ali Isaac writes about Irish myths, legends, and tales. Today she has a special offer - a free book! I got my copy... did you get yours? *** You may have noticed there was no blog post from me last week. I try really hard to keep the blog updated as often as I can, … Continue reading Confessions of a History Student: Messages and Intuition

“Hoarfrost” Flash Fiction – Cinquain Prose

The Carrot Ranch Literary Community Challenge for February 15, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story on ice. It can be an event on the ice, a game on ice or a drink on ice. Go where the prompt leads you. Respond by February 20, 2018, to be included in the compilation … Continue reading “Hoarfrost” Flash Fiction – Cinquain Prose

“The Collective,” A Tanka

It's that time of the week and if the itch to write has turned into a slow burn... Get writing! Join my weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge and get your brain waves thinking in new ways. Write some poetry! This week, I've used the word, "ethos," as my synonym for character and "altruism" for the word, … Continue reading “The Collective,” A Tanka

#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic 2018 Author Spotlight Guest Post:

Hello, and welcome to my Spotlight Author Guest posts where you can meet independently published authors and sample some of their work. My inspiration was to give independent authors another place where they could connect with readers. I asked for posts dedicated to the themes of fairies, myths, and magic where authors could show off their writing skills … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic 2018 Author Spotlight Guest Post:

Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge, No. 71: Character & Affection, #SnyonymsOnly

Image credit: Quotefancy.com Welcome to Tanka Tuesday! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge, No. 71: Character & Affection, #SnyonymsOnly