Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for fellow author and friend Sally Cronin >>> About the Book: “Use a picture. It’s worth a thousand words.” Arthur Brisbane 1911. An image offers an opportunity to see endless possibilities depending …

#BookReview: Life is Like a Mosaic by Sally Cronin @sgc58 #poetry Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge and have written a Haiga in a 5-7-5 syllabic format. You can find Colleen’s post HERE. From last month’s challenge, I chose the theme for this month: Kindness Did you know …

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 249, #ThemePrompt #Haiga #Haiku @SyllabicPoetry @ColleenChesebro Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author new to me, who I discovered via NetGalley >>> About the Book: From bestselling author Hannah Beckerman comes a moving story about memory, secrets, and what it really means …

#BookReview: The Impossible Truths of Love by Hannah Beckerman @hannahbeckerman @NetGalley @AmazonPub Read more »

Hi everyone. Today, it gives me great pleasure to host fellow author, Story Empire contributor, and friend, Mae Clair, with her latest book: Things Old and Forgotten. I enjoyed this book immensely. Below Mae’s awesome post, you’ll find my 5 …

#NewBook: Things Old and Forgotten by Mae Clair @MaeClair1 and #BookReview Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author whose books I love. Diana Wallace Peach is one of my go-to writers and well worth a read >>> About the Book:  The merrow rule the sea. Slender creatures, …

#BookReview: The Ferryman and the Sea Witch by Diana Wallace Peach @Dwallacepeach Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge and have written a Haiku in the 3-5-3 syllabic format. You can find Colleen’s post HERE.    Willow Willers from last month’s challenge chose the two words for this month: Twilight …

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 247, #SynonymsOnly #Haiku @SyllabicPoetry @ColleenChesebro Read more »

Hi everyone. I wanted to share that I have 2 new short stories on VOCAL. The Island: Evil came with the creeping fingers of fog and fear … is approximately 2800 words.   Fog Bound: Home Invasion with a Twist …

Harmony is Vocal Again! The Island & Fog Bound @Vocal_Creators #WritingCommunity #ReadingCommunity Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, and I’ve written a Haiku I believe most creatives will relate to. You can find her post HERE.   Below is my long Haiku in 7-5-7 syllabic format. night zaps energy …

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE Poet’s Choice @SyllabicPoetry @ColleenChesebro Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I came across via NetGalley. Nikki May is well worth a read >>> About the Book: See me, see trouble. Ronke, Simi, Boo are three mixed-race friends living in …

#BookReview: Wahala by Nikki May @NikkiOMay @NetGalley @randomhouse Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I came across via a book review site. Lisa Wood is well worth a read >>> About the Book: When Raven agrees to go to a club with her best …

#BookReview: Dark Trio by Lisa Wood @LisaWoodAuthor @bookroar_tweets Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, and  for the first time, have written an Etheree poem mirrored. You can find her post HERE.   Eugi (Franci Hoffman) from last month’s challenge picked the theme: THE HARVEST MOON …

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 245, #THEMEPROMPT #Etheree @SyllabicPoetry @ColleenChesebro Read more »

Hi everyone. Many of you, over the years, have encouraged me to write my life story. Until now, I haven’t felt ready or able. On VOCAL, a “coming of age” competition gave me the final nudge I needed. Behind the …

Harmony is Vocal again! Behind the Mask: A True Life Story @Vocal_Creators #WritingCommunity #ReadingCommunity Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I came across via a NetGalley, Jeffery Deaver >>> About the Book: When a woman arrives home to her Manhattan apartment to find that her personal items have been rearranged …

#BookReview: The Midnight Lock by Jeffery Deaver @JefferyDeaver @HarperCollins Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge for the first time. You can find her post HERE. Below is the image prompt and my Haiku response in a 3-5-3 syllabic format. Cold dark night on the bereaved soul …

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 244 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT #Haiku @ColleenChesebro Read more »

Hi everyone! I’m thrilled to be showcased as Robbie Cheadle’s guest poet on Writing to be aread (https://writingtoberead.com/2021/09/18/treasuring-poetry-meet-poet-and-author-harmony-kent-and-my-review/) today! I’d love if you could pop over and leave some love. 🙂🙂🙂

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I came across via a book review site. I haven’t read Gregory R Marshall before and didn’t know what to expect >>> About the Book: Gifted MIT graduate Nick Thomas …

#BookReview: Torn Veil by Gregory R Marshall @bookroar_tweets Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for a favourite author of mine, Terry Tyler. I’ve enjoyed every book of this writer’s that I’ve read so far >>> About the Book: The UK’s new megacities: contented citizens relieved of the …

#BookReview: Megacity: Operation Galton book 3 by Terry Tyler @TerryTyler4 Read more »

Hi everyone. Exciting news today! My poem on writing platform Vocal has been chosen as a Top Story! This is Home To Me, a 200 (ish) word poem, is entered in a Homecoming competition. I’d love to know what you think! …

Harmony is Vocal again! Top Story! @Vocal_Creators #WritingCommunity #ReadingCommunity Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I discovered via a book review site. I haven’t read any books by Avionne Celestin until now and didn’t know what to expect >>> About the Book: Real estate mogul Christian …

#BookReview: Crazy in Love: The Hunt Begins by Avionne Celestin @AvionneC @bookroar_tweets Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author and friend and fellow Story Empire contributor, and whose writing I always enjoy, Joan Hall >>> About the Book:   New husband, new house, new town… and a new mystery to solve. …

#BookReview: Cold Dark Night by Joan Hall @JoanHallWrites Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I discovered via John Howell’s blog (https://johnwhowell.com/) The blurb appealed to me, along with the great review, so I gave it a go >>> About the Book: Through no fault …

#BookReview: Yellow Hair by Andrew Joyce @huckfinn76 Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author new to me, Daniel Newwyn. The blurb appealed to me, and I adore the book cover and story premise >>> About the Book: What happens when a call girl and …

#BookReview: The Color of Your Voice by Daniel Newwyn @DanielNewwyn @bookroar_tweets Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I haven’t read in a while, Diane Chamberlain. The blurb appealed to me, and I’m delighted to have been accepted for a free advance review copy of this book from …

#BookReview: The Last House on the Street by Diane Chamberlain @D_Chamberlain #LastHouseBook #SmallTownSecrets Read more »

Hi everyone! Sorry I’m not around much right now. I’ll be back visiting you all as soon as I can manage it. In the meantime, have a good week/weekend 🙂 Today, I have a book review for an author new …

#BookReview: Sugar by Bernice L McFadden @queenazsa Read more »

Hi everyone. It’s Friday! Before we get to the Story Empire posts this week, I need to give you all an update incase I disappear at any point. Some of you will have noticed I’m not around as much as …

Story Empire Weekly Round Up @StoryEmpire @MaeClair1 @JanSikes3 #WritingCommunity Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for friend and fellow SE author, Craig Boyack. I’m way behind on his books, so I’m happy to have read this far. I love the humour and characters that Craig writes  >>> …

#BookReview: Grinders by C S Boyack @Virgilante Read more »

Hi everyone. Exciting news today! I joined writing platform Vocal a couple of weeks ago and have now submitted four short stories. A Stitch in Time, a 1300 word short true story, is entered in a Thread the Needle competition. …

Harmony is Vocal again! @Vocal_Creators #WritingCommunity #ReadingCommunity Read more »

Hi everyone. It’s Friday! It’s been a bit of a week, but we’ve made it! Here are the posts for the week from Story Empire (in case the title of the post didn’t give it away) 🙂 Writing Motivation Killers …

Story Empire Weekly Round Up @StoryEmpire @HowellWave @JoanHallWrites @stacitroilo #WritingCommunity Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author new to me, Hilary Davidson. When I saw Her Last Breath on my monthly Amazon Free Prime Reads, I jumped at the chance to read this because the blurb …

#BookReview: Her Last Breath by Hilary Davidson @hilarydavidson Read more »