Conversations with Colleen: Special Edition Countdown to Halloween – Meet Author, Jaye Marie, @jdawes2

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Conversations with Colleen: Meet Author, Anne Goodwin, @Annecdotist

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Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Trent McDonald, @trentpmcd

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Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Sally Cronin

Hello everyone! This week I'm happy to bring you an author we all know and love, Sally Cronin. Sally is a fixture in our blogging community who supports authors in every stage of the game. Her blog, Smorgasbord Blog Magazine, is a blog magazine for lovers of health, food, books, music, humor, and life in general. … Continue reading Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Sally Cronin

Comet

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A fabulous group of talented writers sharing stories about comets. Settle in and have a read. ❤

Carrot Ranch Literary Community

With trails that stretch across the sky, some comets burn so brightly they appear during the light of day. They burn into our imaginations, sparking questions and prophecies. Some people dance (naked), some despair.

Writers flashed comets this week with tales from around the world and both hemispheres. Take a ride on a comet through the literary art of flash fiction.

The following is based on the August 16, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a comet.

PART I (10-minute read)

The Comet of 1858 by James McCanles (5th-great-grandfather of Charli Mills)

Hail! beautious stranger to our sky,
How bright thy robes appear,
Noiseless thou trends thy paths on high,
And converse with all our stars.

In radiant flame of glowing light
Thy silent orb rolls on,
Through vast eternities of night,
To mortal man unknown.

Thy magnitude thy fiery glow,
Thy towering…

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The Unspoken Communication Between a Writer & Their Draft Novel #AmWriting #Writer #Writing

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“Neoteric Thoughts,” A #Tanka #ABRSC

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Dan Alatorre’s WORD WEAVER WRITING CONTEST

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31 Free Writing Contests with $ Prizes: The Write Life.com

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Seven Tips to Help You Work More Efficiently: Blogging Pro

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