Tag: Carrot Ranch Literary Community

Saddle Up Saloon; Howdy, Colleen Chesebro!

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
“Kid, ya told me ya got Colleen Chesebro comin’ in this week.” “Yep. Pretty cool, huh?” “Yeah, but…” “But what, Pal?” “Well, I have ta ask, ‘cause we’re fictional characters an’ sometimes we git fictional characters in…

#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 211, #Abhanga, or #PoetsChoice

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It’s the first of the month and you know what that means! Word Crafters, choose your own syllabic poetry form, theme, words, images, etc. It’s up to you! This opportunity only happens once a month! WAIT… Are you looking for… Continue Reading “#TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 211, #Abhanga, or #PoetsChoice”

TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Synonyms Only “Past & Present” challenge no. 210

This week Word Crafters, I gave you two words: past and present. I asked you to choose synonyms and write your own poetry! Your creativity has reached new levels! You all wrote amazing poetry! Here’s everyone who joined in: 1. Padre 9. Zander 17.… Continue Reading “TANKA TUESDAY POETRY CHALLENGE STARS | Synonyms Only “Past & Present” challenge no. 210″

The Results ARe IN For the Winner of the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge

For this year’s rodeo, I created a special poetry form called the Double Ennead. The word Ennead means nine, and a double nine is ninety-nine! Carrot Ranch is famous for 99-word flash fiction. Finally, the ranch has its own syllabic poetry form written in 99 syllables!… Continue Reading “The Results ARe IN For the Winner of the Carrot Ranch Double Ennead Poetry Challenge”

Carrot RODEO #2: DOUBLE ENNEAD SYLLABIC POETRY

Welcome to the Carrot Ranch Rodeo! This challenge is sponsored by the Carrot Ranch Literary Community at carrotranch.com and run by lead Buckaroo, Charli Mills. Almost everyone knows my love for syllabic poetry; especially haiku, tanka, cinquain, and more. Woo HOO! I’ve got something… Continue Reading “Carrot RODEO #2: DOUBLE ENNEAD SYLLABIC POETRY”

Writing Rodeo FREE Contest

Originally posted on Allusionary Assembly:
This year, spin a yarn as long as the Rio Grande (in 99 words, that is) to be a contender in a Western-themed Folk Tale or Fable event of the Carrot Ranch Writing Rodeo!  Yours truly is the leader…

TUFF Flash Fiction Contest Part One

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
Welcome to the Saddle Up Saloon, Writers! Yep. You’ve landed in the right spot if you are looking for the 2020 Flash Fiction Rodeo. Kid and Pal hit the trail, taking some well-deserved time off from running…

Saddle Up Saloon; TUFF Topics With Charli Mills

Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
“Kid, seems like yer fine’ly gittin’ yer acts t’gether, even if ya are repeatin’ some a ‘em.” “Pal, did you know this is the twenty-eighth?” “Yeah, Kid, I know today’s the twenty-eighth of September. Monday. A new…

First Flight, #flashfiction

The August 13, 2020, Carrot Ranch Literary Community Flash Fiction prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about a first flight. It can be anything or anyone that flies. What is significant about the first? Go where the prompt leads!… Continue Reading “First Flight, #flashfiction”

Who is Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry?

I’ve been missing my friends at Carrot Ranch, so when D. Avery, suggested we define our blog’s purpose, I considered it a worthy goal. What a brilliant idea! Okay, here we go: “Yep. Folks, try defining yer blog’s purpose in 99 words; focus that… Continue Reading “Who is Word Craft ~ Prose & Poetry?”

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