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Day 7 of the WordCrafter Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships blog tour – Introducing poet, Colleen Chesebro via Robbie’s Inspiration

This is almost the last day of the WordCrafter Poetry Treasures 2 blog tour and the lovely Robbie Cheadle invited me to her blog to discuss my thoughts about relationships. I hope you'll stop by and have a read. READ Robbie's post HERE... purchase link Giveaway To be entered in the drawing, you must leave… Continue reading Day 7 of the WordCrafter Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships blog tour – Introducing poet, Colleen Chesebro via Robbie’s Inspiration

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The WordCrafter “Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships” Book Blog Tour!

It's been a tremendous thrill for me to have some of my poetry featured in Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships along with several other fine poets. Robbie Cheadle and Kaye Lynn Booth, have assembled and published the book and are now hosting a blog tour! From Writing to Be Read: This is Day 1 of the… Continue reading The WordCrafter “Poetry Treasures 2: Relationships” Book Blog Tour!

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Poetry Treasures 2 Has Launched!

I'm thrilled to share that the second Poetry Treasures Anthology has launched! This collection features poetry about relationships, which was a fun theme to embrace. As you can see, there are twelve poets who contributed to this collection. I know Robbie and Kaye Lynn have a blog tour planned and I'll share some insights into… Continue reading Poetry Treasures 2 Has Launched!

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D.G.Kaye’s Sunday Book Review – Word Craft: Prose & Poetry by Colleen Chesebro

Many thanks to Debby Gies for the fabulous review of Word Craft: Prose & Poetry. ❤

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Smorgasbord Book Reviews Rewind – Word Craft: Prose & Poetry: The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry by Colleen M. Chesebro

What a lovely surprise to find a reshare of Sally Cronin’s review of Word Craft: Prose & Poetry. I’m thrilled!

If you think you can’t write poetry… you haven’t tried syllabic poetry! Join us for #TankaTuesday on wordcraftpoetry.com each week. It’s time to spread your creative wings! ❤

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

As a participant in Colleen Chesebro’s weekly Tuesday Tanka Challenge, I have discovered so many different forms of syllabic poetry and come to love creating poems in these formats. I reviewed the collection in May this year.

About the book

Are you ready to learn how to craft Japanese and American poetry? Consider this book the first step on your journey to learning the basics of how to craft syllabic poetry. Inside, you will discover many new forms, syllable combinations, and interpretations of the different Japanese and American forms and structures of haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, renga/solo renga, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, the cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, and shadorma poetry.

So… what are you waiting for? Let’s craft syllabic poetry together!

My review for the guide and poetry collection May 19th 2021

I have enjoyed poetry from childhood and would write stories in verse from an early…

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WordCrafter Poetry Treasures blog tour – Day 2 featuring Victoria Zigler

Day Two of the Poetry Treasures Blog Tour introduces us to Tori Zigler and her poetry. Thanks for reading and sharing. ❤

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Poetry Treasures is an anthology of poems by a number of talented poets. Today I am thrilled to introduce poet and children’s author, Victoria Zigler, whose work features in this anthology.

I don’t do routines by Victoria Zigler

I’ve made that fact clear in several interviews where I’ve been asked what my writing routine looks like.

It’s not that I don’t want to, because I’d love to have a proper routine.  The simple fact is, I can never make it stick, and it’s not even poor willpower, but issues with insomnia battling chronic fatigue, which means sometimes I go days where I’m lucky if I need all the fingers on one hand to count the hours of sleep I managed to get in those few days – regardless of how physically tired I might feel – while other times it’s the reverse, and it’s hours of wakefulness that are few…

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Welcome to the WordCrafter’s “Poetry Treasures” Book Blog Tour

I’m thrilled to share that Kaye Lynne Booth is hosting day 1 in the Poetry Treasures blog tour. This post features Jude Itakali, from Tales Told Different blog. Please enjoy. ❤

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WordCrafter Poetry Treasures Book Blog Tour

Welcome to Day #1 of the WordCrafter Poetry Treasures Book Blog Tour. We’ve got a great tour planned with guest posts from several of the contributing authors to this poetry collection, and an awesome giveaway. Follow the tour and leave a comment at each stop for a chance to win one of three digital copies of Poetry Treasures to be given away. (Winners will be randomly selected following the end of the tour.)

Many of you may be familiar with Robbie Cheadle’s monthly blog series, “Treasuring Poetry”, which has grown in popularity since she began the series last year, here on Writing to be Read. For those who are not familiar with this series, Robbie hosts one author/poet guest each month, with an interview and review of their latest poetry collection. The series is popular because Robbie asks good questions which are…

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Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves and #Review – Word Craft: Prose & Poetry: The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry by Colleen M. Chesebro

I’m thrilled to have received such a lovely review from Sally Cronin for Word Craft: Prose & Poetry. ❤

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

As a participant in Colleen Chesebro’s weekly Tuesday Tanka Challenge, I have discovered so many different forms of syllabic poetry and come to love creating poems in these formats. I am delighted to share the news of Colleen’s new release and also my release for the guide.

About the book

Are you ready to learn how to craft Japanese and American poetry? Consider this book the first step on your journey to learning the basics of how to craft syllabic poetry. Inside, you will discover many new forms, syllable combinations, and interpretations of the different Japanese and American forms and structures of haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, renga/solo renga, gogyohka, haibun, tanka prose, the cinquain, and its variations, Etheree, nonet, and shadorma poetry.

So… what are you waiting for? Let’s craft syllabic poetry together!

My review for the guide and poetry collection May 19th 2021

I have enjoyed poetry from…

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WORD CRAFT: PROSE & POETRY, THE ART OF CRAFTING SYLLABIC POETRY IS NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK

I'm thrilled to announce that the print version of Word Craft: Prose & Poetry is now available on Amazon. The last week has been a wild ride! I did my best to keep the costs low enough for everyone to purchase the book. Please enjoy! ❤ https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B094P1XSYG&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_DXXTGFWDBMTDM9CFYQQC&tag=colleencheseb-20 Are you ready to learn how to craft… Continue reading WORD CRAFT: PROSE & POETRY, THE ART OF CRAFTING SYLLABIC POETRY IS NOW AVAILABLE IN PAPERBACK

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NEW Release: “Word Craft: Prose & Poetry, The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry”

I'm honored to share with you the Ebook release of "Word Craft: Prose & Poetry, The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry." Are you ready to learn how to craft Japanese and American poetry? Consider this book the first step on your journey to learning the basics of how to craft syllabic poetry. Inside, you will… Continue reading NEW Release: “Word Craft: Prose & Poetry, The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry”