Hello everyone! This week I’m thrilled to bring you one of my favorite award-winning children’s authors, Darlene Foster. I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE. This is Darlene’s second visit to my blog. We had so much fun… Continue Reading “Conversations with Colleen: Meet Author, Darlene Foster, @supermegawoman”
Learn how to write posts that appeal to all of your readers! From D. G. Kaye Writer: This edition of #BloggingTips is focused on White Space and Fonts for a smoother read. (P.S. I used the AddtoAny WordPress share button to “Press This” article)… Continue Reading “What Can We Learn from Comments as #Bloggers Plus Tips! | D. G. Kaye, Writer”
Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
I began promoting authors and their books back in 2001 and then it was all about splashy book launches, press releases and getting local coverage. Indie authors had it tough in those days trying to break into the…
Composing political poetry is one way a poet can weigh in and share their opinion on current events and politics around the world. These poems tend to critique or defend the social and political issues of the day. The Poetry Foundation.org shares: “Plato wanted… Continue Reading “My Thoughts on Writing Political Poetry”
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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… Continue Reading “Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Charles Yallowitz”
Hello everyone! Happy October! I’m thrilled to bring you a speculative fiction author, C. S. (Craig) Boyack. I asked him to pick a few questions from my huge list HERE. We all aspire to be successful authors and the best way to learn some… Continue Reading “Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, C. S. Boyack”
Originally posted on 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…
Originally posted on Carrot Ranch Literary Community:
By Geoff Le Pard I entered a competition recently. A short story, up to 3000 words with a thriller theme. There was a small entry fee, offset by the promise of some critiquing come what may from…
“A good poem is a contribution to reality. The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it. A good poem helps to change the shape of the universe, helps to extend everyone’s knowledge of himself and the world around him.”
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Colleen M. Chesebro is an American Poet who loves crafting paranormal fantasy and magical realism, cross-genre flash fiction, syllabic poetry, and creative nonfiction. Colleen sponsors a weekly syllabic poetry challenge, called Tanka Tuesday, on wordcraftpoetry.com where participants learn how to write traditional and current forms of haiku, senryu, haiga, tanka, gogyohka, tanka prose, renga, solo-renga, haibun, cinquain, Etheree, nonet, and shadorma poetry. Colleen's syllabic poetry has appeared in the Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal, and in “Hedgerow, a journal of small poems.” She’s won numerous awards from participating in the Carrot Ranch Rodeo, a yearly flash fiction contest sponsored by carrotranch.com. In 2020, she won first place in the Carrot Ranch Folk Tale or Fable category, with her story called “Why Wolf Howls at the Moon.” Colleen is a Sister of the Fey, where she pursues a pagan path through her writing. When she is not writing, she is reading. She also loves gardening and crocheting old-fashioned doilies into works of art.