Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 165 #PhotoPrompt

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! It's the third week of the month! Time for a #PhotoPrompt I selected Ritu Bhathal from last month's challenge to pick the photo for this month. She has provided the following image. Please include the copyright when sharing this image on your blog. Image Credit: © Ritu Bhathal What emotions do … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 165 #PhotoPrompt

2020 Conversations with Colleen ~ Featuring Author, Ritu Bhathal @RituBhathal

I'm thrilled to be part of an amazing writing community that helps to support other authors. Today, please welcome poet and author, Ritu Bhathal to discuss her new book, "Marriage Unarranged," available for purchase at the link below. https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B082Z5D4NF&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_3dCqEbRKJ5T4R&tag=colleencheseb-20 I've had the opportunity to read this book and you can read my 5 STAR review below. … Continue reading 2020 Conversations with Colleen ~ Featuring Author, Ritu Bhathal @RituBhathal

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mentions, No. 138, #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. 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. Congratulations, and many thanks to all the participants! Please visit the challenge post comments HERE, where … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poet of the Week & Honorable Mentions, No. 138, #SynonymsOnly

Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Ritu Bhathal

Hello everyone! This week I'm thrilled to bring you one of my most favorite people in the blogging world, Ritu Bhathal. Not only is she a successful blogger, but she is also an author and a poet... and that doesn't include all the other jobs she has. I asked her to pick three or four questions … Continue reading Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Ritu Bhathal

Loving Me A Giphy! #BloggingTips

Did you know that we can share GIFS from GIPHY.COM to our WordPress comments? I didn’t either, but thanks to Ritu, we can learn how. ❤

PLUS: you can share in a post! It’s fairy magic!

 

 

But I Smile Anyway...

You know I have my faithful Bitmoji avatar which I use on most of my posts. I do love her!

She’s got the feisty nature I might not really portray in my day to day life!

But I wasn’t feeling fulfilled…

I was getting jealous of those bloggers who were using GIFS within the body of their texts.

And it is possibly something most of you know how to do, but if you’re anything like me, you would be in awe of those little moving pictures too!

So I discovered how to add GIFs to my posts!

Isn’t that just the coolest?

Then Colleen, the Fairy Whisperer, asked me how I managed to get the GIF in my comments, and I knew I had to share my newfound knowledge! You can’t call me a selfish blogger!

So, here is a quick step-by-step guide to how to add a GIF from…

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Author Spotlight; Ritu Bhathal and Poetry Rituals.

An amazing interview with Ritu Bhathal! ❤

Fiction is Food

Poetry is a mysterious thing to me. Epics I have warmed to, how the minutia works is for better minds than mine. Enter Ritu, an enthusiastic poetess and successful blogger.

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Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge #63 – Cover & Precipitation (#SynonymsOnly)

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 each other with visits to blogs and by leaving comments. Sharing each other's work on social media is always nice too. I know … Continue reading Colleen’s #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge #63 – Cover & Precipitation (#SynonymsOnly)

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 44 – #Haiku #Haibun or #Tanka: HUNT & FIND

HAPPY Poetry Tuesday, everyone! Can you believe today is the first day of August? Where does the time go? Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Pull up a chair, and let's write some poetry. Image credit: alaskacarnate.com Click the link to learn about the Poet, John … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 44 – #Haiku #Haibun or #Tanka: HUNT & FIND

Silver’s Tea Party – Let’s Celebrate National Fairy Day!

Hello, and good day! Welcome to my June Tea Party! Much like the weekend coffee sharing event from Part-Time Monster, my monthly tea party is where I like to catch up with friends, old and new! This is also a way for me to introduce you to some great new blogs and people that I have virtually … Continue reading Silver’s Tea Party – Let’s Celebrate National Fairy Day!