Category Archives: Colleen

Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author & Poet, Miriam Hurdle

I’m delighted Colleen invited me over to have a conversation with her. I got a chance to talk about things I’ve never written for my blog. I love to invite you stopping by her blog and find out about our conversation. ❤ ❤

Colleen M. Chesebro

Hello everyone! This week I’m thrilled to bring you a new author. Miriam Hurdle participates in my Weekly Poetry Challenge and I often run into her at the Carrot Ranch Literary Community, where she participates in the flash fiction challenges. When I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE, she got really excited. We all aspire to be successful authors and the best way to learn some of the tricks of the trade is to ask questions and learn everything we can along the way.

First, please meet my guest, Miriam Hurdle.

Miriam Hurdle is a multi-genre writer. She writes poetry, flash fiction, and short stories. Her poems are included in “Letters to Gaia,” “Whispers and Echoes Issue 2,” “Whispers and Echoes Issue 3,” and “Outkast and More Words.”

She is passionate about poetry and her favorite poets are Robert Frost with…

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Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author, D. G. Kaye, (aka Debby Gies)

A wonderful interview of Debby Gies (D. G. Kaye) from Conversations with Colleen. Head over to read it and find out more of Debby’s insight about writing.

Colleen M. Chesebro

Conversations with ColleenThe October Edition

Hello everyone! This week I’m happy to share with you, my dearest friend and Canadian author, D. G. Kaye, (Debby Gies) as my guest. Debby puts up with my silliness every day, so when I begged asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE she was willing to give it a go.

We all aspire to be successful authors and the best way to learn some of the tricks of the trade is to ask questions. Debby has answered so many of my questions about book publishing that between us, we could write a book!

As many of you know, Debby also shares her goodwill through our blogging community by sharing our posts across the web and in the various Facebook groups, she belongs to, and by always cheering us on. I don’t know what I would do without her love and optimism that she…

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New Blog Feature: “Conversations With Colleen” How to Submit

What a great chance to be on the spotlight of Colleen’s New Feature! Please read the rest of the post and submit for an interview!

Colleen M. Chesebro

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I’ve started a new weekly feature on my blog as another way to support my fellow authors. Conversations with Colleen will give you a way to introduce yourself to readers from around the world. Readers can check out your books and visit your Amazon Author Pages to see if they find anything that tweaks their reading fancy!

This is also a way for my readers to get to know some different authors. You never know what secrets I might be able to coax out of you!

Author interviews give a writer the opportunity to show off their writing skills and help to promote their creative work.

(Many thanks to Sally Cronin for her inspiration and the many ways she supports authors on her blog). ❤


How to Submit:

Please pick three to five (or one if you go into great detail) questions from the list below. Your answers must have…

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Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge – Change & Defy

This week Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 99, the prompt words are “Change & Defy,” #SynonymsOnly

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The cold in winter

calls the Mother Earth to shift,

holds energy, to

bring forth life and beauty

in the wake of sunny spring.

Life is likea cup of tea

 

Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge, “Change & Defy” #SynonymsOnly

 

Collen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge: Give and Receive

For Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge this week, I use the Flow for Give and Accept for Receive.

Hearts soft and gentle

Accept loss or gain from high

Freely let it flow

Nothing on earth we can hold

Live peacefully as mortal

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Life is likea cup of tea

Collen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge: Give & Receive

Colleen’s 2018 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 78, Grow & Honor

Colleen’s 2018 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 78, Grow & Honor, #Synonymsonly

Thank you, Colleen, for the challenge. In this Tanka, I use wrinkles for grow and happy for honor.

Life is likea cup of tea

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Wrinkles over faces

Tracing the weather and places

Zigzag through the soul

Remembering friends and foe

Stories of sad and happy

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COLLEEN’S 2018 #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 78, GROW & HONOR, #SNYNONYMSONLY