Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for a read I picked up via NetGalley. This is Nita Prose’s first novel, and what a debut >>> About the Book: Molly Gray is not like everyone else. She struggles with …

#BookReview: The Maid by Nita Prose @NitaProse @HarperCollins Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for a Tanka Prose. You can find Colleen’s post HERE. I wanted to bracket my prose paragraph with a Tanka either side. It’s entitled: PAINSTAKING  When you feel grumpy …

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRYCHALLENGE #254 @SyllabicPoetry @ColleenChesebro #SpecificForm #Tanka Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for a favourite writer of mine, D G Kaye … an author many of us know and love >>> About the Book: “I often found myself drifting from a state of normal …

#BookReview: Meno-What? by D G Kaye @pokercubster #Menopause #womensissues Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for a read I picked up via NetGalley. This is Nikki Erlick’s first novel, and what a debut. Please note that the book cover is a place holder, and the novel publishes …

#BookReview: The Measure by Nikki Erlick @nikkierlick @HarperCollins Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for a verse using metaphor and allegory from a photo supplied by Lisa – The Versesmith. You can find Colleen’s post HERE. I have chosen a Tanka, which has …

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRYCHALLENGE #252 @SyllabicPoetry @ColleenChesebro #PhotoPrompt #Tanka Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for an author I respect immensely, and whom many of you know, Colleen Chesebro >>> About the Book: Are you ready to learn how to craft Japanese and American poetry? Consider this …

#BookReview: Word Craft: Prose & Poetry by Colleen M Chesebro @ColleenChesebro @SyllabicPoetry Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge, which asks for a butterfly cinquain on the theme of “Taste the Rainbow”. Pat (wildchild47) chose this week’s theme. Unfortunately, Pat’s websites are all deleted. I sure hope she’s okay. You …

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRYCHALLENGE #251 @SyllabicPoetry @ColleenChesebro #Cinquain #ButterflyCinquain Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I have a book review for a memoir of a bucket list made by a man dying of Motor Neurone Disease (also know as ALS) for his remaining brother to complete. The surviving brother, Royd Tolkien, completed …

#BookReview: There’s a Hole in My Bucket by Royd Tolkien #MotorNeuroneDisease #ALS #Memoir Read more »

Hi everyone. Today, it gives me great pleasure to host fellow author, Story Empire contributor, and friend, Staci Troilo, with her latest book: No Such Luck! I’ll let Staci tell you all about it 🙂 >>> Take it away, Staci! …

No Such Luck! #NewBook by Staci Troilo @stacitroilo Read more »

Hi everyone! Today, I’ve joined Colleen’s weekly TankaTuesday challenge and have written an Acrostic verse. An Acrostic poem is a form not requiring rhyme, but requiring letters or words to form word(s) or messages when read from consecutive lines. You can …

#TANKATUESDAY Weekly #POETRYCHALLENGE #POETSCHOICE @SyllabicPoetry @ColleenChesebro #Acrostic Read more »

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 »