Hello everyone! This week I’m thrilled to bring you mystery writer, Jaye Marie. I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE, which she did. The best way to learn more about writing is to learn from other successful authors.… Continue Reading “Conversations with Colleen: Special Edition Countdown to Halloween – Meet Author, Jaye Marie, @jdawes2”
Hello everyone! This week, I’m thrilled to bring you another award-winning author, Anne Goodwin. I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE, which she did. I believe the best way to learn more about writing is to learn from… Continue Reading “Conversations with Colleen: Meet Author, Anne Goodwin, @Annecdotist”
Hello everyone! This week I’m happy to introduce Author and Poet, Trent McDonald. Trent is a regular participant in my weekly poetry challenge. I love how many authors write poetry too! Check out his poems HERE. I asked him to pick three or four… Continue Reading “Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Trent McDonald, @trentpmcd”
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… Continue Reading “Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, Sally Cronin”
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Hello and welcome to my contribution to my weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge. This week we had to find synonyms for “experience and new.” I decided to create a Tanka poem using the words neoteric for new, and technique for experience. Here are the instructions… Continue Reading ““Neoteric Thoughts,” A #Tanka #ABRSC”
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“What makes you a poet is a gift for language, an ability to see into the heart of things, and an ability to deal with important unconscious material. When all these things come together, you’re a poet.”
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Colleen M. Chesebro is a Michigan Poet who loves crafting syllabic poetry, flash fiction, and creative fiction and 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, shadorma, Badger’s hexastich, Abhanga, and diatelle poetry. Colleen's syllabic poetry has appeared in the Auroras & Blossoms Poetry Journal, and in “Hedgerow, a journal of small poems,” and in various other online publications. She’s won numerous awards from participating in the Carrot Ranch Rodeo, a yearly 99-word flash fiction contest sponsored by carrotranch.com, an online writing community. Recently, she created the Double Ennead, a 99-syllable poetry form for Carrot Ranch. Colleen has published a collection of poetry, flash fiction, and short stories called, “Fairies, Myths & Magic: A Summer Celebration,” dedicated to the Summer Solstice. She contributed a short story called “The Changeling,” in the “Ghostly Rites Anthology 2020” published by Plaisted Publishing House. Colleen Chesebro’s poetry blog is called Word Craft – Prose & Poetry at https://wordcraftpoetry.com/ Her author blog is found at https://colleenchesebro.com where you will find her poetry and short stories.