Monthly Archives: March 2017

SCBWI: Lunchtime Social Self Publishing with Debra Edwards and Camilla Chester

On Saturday 11th March, I attended my first SCBWI event: The Lunchtime Social – Self-Publishing Discussion with Debra Edwards and Camilla Chester, held in Cambridge at De Luca Italian restaurant. Author Helen Moss coordinated the event. First to arrive, Alex … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 27 – “Light & Dark”

Light and dark  – what great prompt words from Colleen this week.  I’ve always been fascinated by the interplay between light, and darkness. Here’s my haibun inspired by a paragraph from my current manuscript: The Curse of Time, which I am … Continue reading

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Danny Introduces a Friend…

Originally posted on Chris The Story Reading Ape's Blog:
Good morning, everybody. It is I, your favorite dog, Danny the Dog. I thought I’d do something a little different this month and not complain about my human, Andrew. He…

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Authors/Bloggers Rainbow Support Club – News and New Members

  Fabulous News!!! Colleen Chesebro and Debby Gies have joined me as marvellous group Administrators of the Authors/Bloggers Rainbow Support Club. I’m so thrilled to have Colleen and Debby helping me. I’ve had some questions regarding the Facebook club, so to answer these I’ve decided … Continue reading

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!!!

Hi, I found this graphic on Canva for Mother’s day and it really spoke to me… what would we do without our mothers? Well, we wouldn’t even exist without mum, and of course dad! Here’s an old photo of my mum … Continue reading

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WRITING CHALLENGE: See It, Write It – PLUS! A Special Announcement About My First Word Weaver WRITING CONTEST

Originally posted on Dan Alatorre – AUTHOR:
your humble host This week’s writing challenge looks kinda hard, so a LOT of you are not gonna wanna do it, but you’re ALL gonna wanna hear about the SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT. First, the writing…

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #26

  Colleen’s prompt words this week are : Earth and Water. I decided to stick with the Tanka form, but you can write either a Tanka, Haiku or a Haibun. Very saddened to hear about the terrorist atrocity in London’s … Continue reading

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Author Spotlight: Lizzie Chantree

  A warm welcome to Lizzie Chantree, it is such a pleasure to invite you on my blog today. Lizzie is a new friend who I discovered recently, and a member of my: Author/Blogger Rainbow Support Club. Her author biography below will totally … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 25 – Clouds & Spring

Yesterday, I had a lovely day out with my eldest daughter. She’s planning on writing a dissertation on the Parthenon Sculptures – British Museum so we trundled off to investigate. I love day trips to London, especially when the sun shines. We … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Giveaway – Enter to Win a Copy of The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy

Originally posted on Colleen Chesebro ~ Fairy Whisperer:
Welcome to my St. Patrick’s Day celebration! TODAY’S THE DAY! You see, I was lucky enough to be named “Colleen,” which means “girl” in Ireland. I have only known two other “Colleen’s” in…

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