Word Craft: Prose & Poetry – Poetry Readings

This past Thursday, I joined in on the dVerse Poet's Pub open-mike night. It was great to hear the voices of many of the poets I admire. The poetry was great too! It occurred to me we should do something similar here at Word Craft. I would love to hear your longer-form syllabic poetry recited! … Continue reading Word Craft: Prose & Poetry – Poetry Readings

The Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Cheat Sheet

The Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge Cheat Sheet has been updated. Remember, if you are using these instructions to enter poetry contests and journals, do your research. This is only a brief description of how to write the different forms of syllabic poetry. https://wordcraftpoetry.com/tanka-tuesday-poetry-cheat-sheet-for-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenges/

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_YSXQDDA7S4ZW8RCAZ4F1&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

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”

In Memoriam: Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent It is with a heavy heart I share with you the passing of our friend and poet, Sue Vincent. Sue was a pillar in our poetic community, always ready to jump into a poetry challenge. And, most importantly, she was always there to offer a kind word of encouragement.Through the years, I'd come … Continue reading In Memoriam: Sue Vincent

Another blog Update…

Hello everybody! I'm in the midst of the worst mercury retrograde I've ever experienced. A couple of months ago my email was hacked. To add to my bucket of woe, I have had countless issues with WordPress, Facebook, and today, Instagram. Someone cloned my account and is sending spam messages to everyone. The Instagram account … Continue reading Another blog Update…

Exciting News!

Just a heads up... I've changed the domain name of Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry to wordcraftpoetry.com. I've created an author blog (still in progress) at colleenchesebro.com. Bear with me while I make all these changes in headers, etc. It might be confusing for awhile, but there is no good time to make these … Continue reading Exciting News!

Cover Reveal: Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

Help Me Celebrate! Grab a piece of cake! While I'm waiting to hear from my editors, I thought it was time to share the cover of my newest book creation, "Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry. This book will discuss the basics of how to write the Japanese and American Syllabic poetry forms we use … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry

Soliciting Syllabic Poetry Donations Part Two

It's time for an update on the poetry I need for examples for my new book, Word Craft - The Art of Crafting Syllabic Poetry. I've been playing with book cover ideas. The book is divided into two group: Japanese forms and American forms. This book covers the eleven forms we use in the weekly … Continue reading Soliciting Syllabic Poetry Donations Part Two

ReShare from Writing to be Read | Meet poet and writer Colleen Chesebro

I spent some time today with Kaye Lynn Booth & Robbie Cheadle talking about my favorite subject next to faeries ~ POETRY! Many thanks to these lovely ladies for their hospitality. Posted: February 22, 2020 | Author: robbiesinspiration  Treasuring Poetry Today, I am delighted to welcome poet, author and blogger Colleen Chesebro to the Treasury Poetry series. The aim … Continue reading ReShare from Writing to be Read | Meet poet and writer Colleen Chesebro