“Flight Training,” #Flash #Fiction

The November 28, 2019, Carrot Ranch Prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about winners. Who are they, what’s the mood, and what did they win? Express emotion or subdue it. Go where the prompt leads! Respond by December 3, 2019. Image by Mystic Art Design from Pixabay Tina balled up … Continue reading “Flight Training,” #Flash #Fiction

2019 Rodeo « Carrot Ranch Literary Community

I'm thrilled to have taken part in this year's contest. I managed to win second-place for the Three Act Story category, with my piece called "The Game." I love flash fiction and have learned so much from the weekly challenges. Many thanks to the judges and to Charli Mills for her support of our writing … Continue reading 2019 Rodeo « Carrot Ranch Literary Community

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 155 #SynonymsOnly or #Theme-Thanksgiving

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? This week you have a choice. You can write about the #Theme of Thanksgiving (thankful, grateful, family, etc. whatever that word means to you) OR here are your two words for this week: "End & Hurry" … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 155 #SynonymsOnly or #Theme-Thanksgiving

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 154, #PhotoPrompt

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and the honorable mention poetry that spoke to me. 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. This is the perfect time to thank each of you … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 154, #PhotoPrompt

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 154 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? I've updated my landing page to provide the challenge rules and links to all the poetry forms to make it easier for you to find. Check it out HERE! It's the middle of the month challenge … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 154 #PhotoPrompt

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 153, “Grace & Style,” #SynonymsOnly

Gobble, Gobble... It's time to read some fabulous poetry! Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the Poet of the Week and the honorable mention poetry that deserved another read. 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. Hi … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mention, No. 153, “Grace & Style,” #SynonymsOnly

Conversations with Colleen: Meet Author, Darlene Foster, @supermegawoman

Hello everyone! This week I’m thrilled to bring you one of my favorite award-winning children's authors, Darlene Foster. I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE. This is Darlene's second visit to my blog. We had so much fun last time, she couldn't wait to stop around again! Darlene Foster … Continue reading Conversations with Colleen: Meet Author, Darlene Foster, @supermegawoman

Conversations with Colleen: Meet the Poet, Tallis Steelyard, & Author, Jim Webster @JimWebster

Hello everyone! This week I’m thrilled to bring you a special guest. Today's interview is with the poet, Tallis Steelyard. I asked him to pick a few questions from my huge list HERE, which he did. Now, for those of you who don't know Tallis, he is the creation of British author, Jim Webster. I'm convinced … Continue reading Conversations with Colleen: Meet the Poet, Tallis Steelyard, & Author, Jim Webster @JimWebster

“Trite Tales for Little People,” Tallis Steelyard: Bringing the Joys of Civilization Blog Tour

For whatever reason, it appears to be Jim Webster Week on my blog. He has three separate features 1) this blog hop, 2) an exciting Conversations with Colleen where Tallis Steelyard, the Poet, fills us in on his deepest writing secrets, and 3) my book review of "Tallis Steelyard: A Guide for Writers." That's a … Continue reading “Trite Tales for Little People,” Tallis Steelyard: Bringing the Joys of Civilization Blog Tour

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 153 #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: Grace & Style 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 … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 153 #SynonymsOnly