Monthly Archives: August 2019

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 142 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: “Character & Wild” HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  PLEASE support the other poets by visiting their blogs and leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 141, #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and any honorable mention poetry that really caught my eye. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. Congratulations, and many thanks to all the participants! Please visit the challenge post comments

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – Book Marketing – Setting up your Amazon Author Page by Sally Cronin

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
I began promoting authors and their books back in 2001 and then it was all about splashy book launches, press releases and getting local coverage. Indie authors had it tough in those days trying to break into the establishment and get the attention of national press, but could do very well locally. It is…

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Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “Voodoo or Destiny: You Decide” by Author, Jan Sikes, @rijanjks

Title: Voodoo or Destiny: You Decide Amazon Author Page: Jan Sikes Formats: Kindle Genres: Occult Fiction, 45-Minute Literature & Fiction Short Reads, Occult Horror Goodreads In the Author’s Words Claire Winters is heartbroken when her husband of many years says he’s found a new love and wants a divorce. While having a pity party with her best friend, Jade, they come up with

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 141 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? It’s the middle of the month challenge ~ time for a photo prompt! Use the above photo as the inspiration for your poem. Ask yourself questions. Be creative! What does this photo say to you? PLEASE support the other poets by

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 140, “Light & Dark,” #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and any honorable mention poetry from last week’s challenge. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. Congratulations, and many thanks to all the participants! Once again you all submitted poetry that

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Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Vashti Quiroz-Vega, @VashtiQV

Hello everyone! This week I’m thrilled to bring you one of my favorite award winning authors, Vashti Quiroz-Vega. I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE which she did. But stayed tuned… Vashti and I have a candid discussion behind some of the themes she explores in her books! I love Vashti’s writing and

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 140 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Here are your two words for this week: Light & Dark HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  PLEASE support the other poets by visiting their blogs and leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always

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