Monthly Archives: September 2019

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 146, #SynonymsOnly

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. I’ve moved my site to the WordPress Business Plan. The re-blog button does not

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Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “Take Off Your Pants! Outline Your Books for Faster, Better Writing” by Author, Libbie Hawker, @LibHawker

Featuring your next weekend read! About “Take Off Your Pants!” When it comes to writing books, are you a “plotter” or a “pantser?” Is one method really better than the other? In this instructional ebook, author Libbie Hawker explains the benefits and technique of planning a story before you begin to write. She’ll show you how to develop a foolproof

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RE-POST – Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! I apologize for all the trouble. This is a REPOST of the original challenge post from this morning. The sharing buttons are missing and I can’t get them to show up. The issue has to do with the new editor and the fact that I copied the post. Apparently that is a no-no. Is the Gutenberg

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Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #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: FALL & GIVE HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY!  Check the thesaurus for different meanings of these words. The word fall is a homonym. PLEASE support the other poets by

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5th Halloween-Poem Contest

Originally posted on Writer's Treasure Chest:
Picture courtesy of: http://preventioncdnndg.org/ It is a great pleasure for me to announce the 5th Halloween-Poem Contest on ‘Writer’s Treasure Chest’. ************************************************ Every author, poet, and reader is invited to participate and deliver a “Halloween-Poem” to my email address: aurorajean.alexander@aol.com, together with their picture and a link to their blog/page. There are a…

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 145, #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and any honorable mention poetry. 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. I had a terrible time picking only one or two poems for this week’s challenge. Emotionally charged poetry seemed

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Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “Broken Heart Attack,” by Author, James J. Cudney, @jamescudney4

Featuring your next weekend read! About “Broken Heart Attack” When an extra ticket becomes available to see the dress rehearsal of King Lear, Kellan tags along with Nana D and her buddies. But when one of them dies of an apparent heart attack in the middle of the second act, Nana D asks Kellan to investigate.  With family members in

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