The Carrot Ranch Literary Community Flash Fiction Challenge for January 16, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a protest story. It can be about a protest, or you can investigate the word and expand the idea. Who is protesting, where, and why? Go where the prompt leads! Respond by January 21, … Continue reading A Pregnant Protest, #FlashFiction
Hi, everyone. Jim Webster has a couple of new novellas coming out and I offered to help him spread the word. Author, Jim Webster Someone once wrote this about me... "Jim Webster is probably still fifty-something, his tastes in music are eclectic, and his dress sense is rarely discussed in polite society. In spite of … Continue reading Colleen’s Coming Attractions: Two New Novellas by Author, @JimWebster6
Hello everyone! This week I'm happy to share with you one of my dearest friends, Scottish author, Adele Marie Park. Over the years, Adele and I have formed a common interest in all things magical, and especially our love for the faerie craft. When I asked Adele to pick three or four questions from my … Continue reading Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Adele Marie Park
Hello everyone! This week I'm happy to bring you a fantasy author I've known for a few years now. I asked him to pick three or five questions from my huge list HERE. We all aspire to be successful authors and the best way to learn some of the tricks of the trade is to … Continue reading Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Charles Yallowitz
I’m thrilled!! Guess what everybody, D. Wallace Peach has a new book out. Stay tuned… I’ll be reviewing this soon! Congratulations, Diana. ❤
After a year of writing, rewriting, rewriting again, and editing until my eyeballs shriveled, Soul Swallowers is out and about on Kindle and in print. I’m doing a Happy Dance.
When swallowed, some souls gift insights, wisdom, a path to understanding. Others unleash power, proficiency with a sword, and indifference to death. One soul assimilates with ease. But swallow a host of the dead and risk a descent into madness.
Estranged from his family over the murder of his wife, young Raze Anvrell wields his fists to vent his rage. Then a chance at a new life beckons, and he retreats to the foothills of the Ravenwood, the haunt of unbound ghosts. He and his mentor build a freehold, a life of physical labor and the satisfaction of realizing a dream. They raise horses and whittle by the fire until the old man dies, and Raze…
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WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some poetry? HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! I hope you will support the other poets with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always nice too. Opportunities … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 86, Fantasy & Merry, #SynonymsOnly
Welcome to my author spotlight guest posts where I introduce you to independent authors from various genres from around the globe. You never know. You might meet your new favorite author! Today, my guest is Trent P. McDonald. I met Trent through his participation in my weekly poetry challenge. He is an avid poet and … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic 2018 AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT GUEST POSTS: Meet Elliot, from “The Fire Born” by Trent P. McDonald
Since it's Halloween, I have another special treat. I've invited fantasy/horror author, Vashti Quiroz-Vega to share a terrifying tale with you all. It's a spooky read, so be prepared to get the shivers! Vashti said, "It's a story that I wrote years ago (2013), and I've completely revised it for your blog." But first, let … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic October Spooktacular Author Spotlight Guest Post – Vashti Quiroz-Vega
Welcome to my Author Spotlight Guest Posts "I have started a new feature on my blog, called Author Spotlight – Guest Posts. As you can see from the image above, I am looking for themed posts about fairies, myths, and magic. If you are an interested author and would like to be featured on my blog, … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Spotlight Guest Posts – “The Adventurous Four: Search for the Amoulean Staff,” by Eloise De Sousa
Lovers of science fiction and fantasy... Author, Lorinda Taylor has a new book out! I can't wait to read this one. I've bought my copy, have you gotten yours?