Book Reviews

COLLEEN’S 2019 #BOOK #REVIEWS – “Space Dust,” BY AUTHOR, Eloise De Sousa, @mello_ello

This review is part of Eloise De Sousa's Blog Tour for the book, Space Dust About this Book: We're going on a trip in Big Ox's canoe. Watch the fire bears roar on Venus as pepper pot trees grow on the moon. As Big Ox steers us to the planets, Little One wonders if Mum… Continue reading COLLEEN’S 2019 #BOOK #REVIEWS – “Space Dust,” BY AUTHOR, Eloise De Sousa, @mello_ello

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

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. Image by lisa runnels from Pixabay I've moved my… Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention(s), No. 146, #SynonymsOnly

author interviews

Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Susan M. Shuman

Hello everyone! This week, I'm thrilled to bring you author, Susan M. Shuman. I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE. We all aspire to be successful authors, and the best way to learn some tricks of the trade is to ask questions. First, please meet my guest, Susan… Continue reading Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Susan M. Shuman

Book Reviews

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

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

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

Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenges

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! HAPPY AUTUMN! Image by Rebekka D from Pixabay 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… Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 146 #SynonymsOnly

poetry contests/publishers

5th Halloween-Poem Contest

I took part in this contest last year and had a blast. If you love Halloween as much as I do, jump in and write a poem! ❤

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’.
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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 few rules to follow:

  • Your poem needs a Halloween theme.
  • Your poem needs a minimum of 99 words.
  • Your poem has to be delivered to my email address between October 10 and Halloween, October 31, 2018, 9 pm  Pacific Time.
  • Your poem has to be delivered together with your picture and a link to your blog/page.

Please avoid violence, bad language, and sexual content within the poems. It would be disqualified.

Every poem that meets the rules and is delivered within the deadline will be published here on “Writer’s Treasure Chest” together with the provided picture.

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Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Recaps, Tanka Tuesday Poetry Stars

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

Book Reviews

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