Teaser Tuesday – November 9, 2021 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday @Sourcebooks @RebeccaAuthor #TheSecretNextDoor @NetGalley — Fictionophile

My Tuesday post where I’ll ‘tease‘ you with the cover, blurb, and first paragraph of one of the advanced reader’s copies from my own TBR. This book is a title I downloaded from NetGalley. Today, Tuesday November 9, 2021 I want to introduce one of the ARCs on my TBR. This novel will be published […]

Teaser Tuesday – November 9, 2021 #NewBook #TeaserTuesday @Sourcebooks @RebeccaAuthor #TheSecretNextDoor @NetGalley — Fictionophile

What makes a great setting in a novel – Written By Nathan Bransford — Writer’s Treasure Chest

One of the best parts of reading is the way books open up new worlds to us, whether a story is set in an unpronounceable ancient kingdom, the far reaches of outer space, ancient history, the distant future, or even the real world but maybe somewhere we’ve never been. It’s an incredible experience to be […]

What makes a great setting in a novel – Written By Nathan Bransford — Writer’s Treasure Chest

Pacing Your Novel – Written By M.L. Davis — Writer’s Treasure Chest

Pacing your novel – 5 essential tips November 7, 2021M.L. Davis There is little worse than reading a story with poor pacing. Whether it’s too slow and dull, or everything happens in a blur, you’ll find a lack of enjoyment. The key is getting the pacing just right, building tension, revealing information, holding back secrets, and […]

Pacing Your Novel – Written By M.L. Davis — Writer’s Treasure Chest

Best Lentil Shepherd’s Pie Recipe — DiscoverNet — My Meals are on Wheels

Shepherd’s pie is often thought of as a simple, unfussy, and delightfully hearty all-in-one meal that’s perfect for pairing with a nice, sturdy ale while sitting at the bar at your favorite local pub. But where does the name come from, we couldn’t help but wondering? According to Catherine Brookes, the food photographer and recipe […] […]

Best Lentil Shepherd’s Pie Recipe — DiscoverNet — My Meals are on Wheels

#TankaTuesday Weekly #Poetry Challenge No. 251, #SynonymsOnly or #TasteTheRainbow

Word Craft: Prose & Poetry

WELCOME TO #TANKATUESDAY!

Are you ready to choose some syllables to use in your poetry? Pat, (WildChild47) from last month’s challenge choose the two words for this month. Her blogs have since been deleted… I’m not sure what happened. But this gave me the opportunity to try something new!

Image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay

Write a butterfly cinquain (2-4-6-8-2-8-6-4-2) and include a color. Remember, colors can be a metaphor for feelings such as someone’s blue when they are sad. Sometimes when we mention a particular flower’s name, it brings the color of the flower to mind. The butterfly cinquain below is a rainbow of flower colors with only one color mentioned. Colors are a great way to show vivid imagery in your poetry.

"The Happiness of Flowers" lilacs, red daylilies, lily of the valley, lavender, and delphinium— flowers that bring joyfulness to my heart tending the soil with love…

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Pork and vegetables stir fry noodles with parsley and chili sauce — helenscchin’s Blog

Originally posted on helenscchin’s Blog: Google said “Hokkien Noodles: These oiled fresh noodles, made from wheat flour and egg, were introduced to Malaysia by Hokkien Chinese and are now found in stir-fries around the world. They resemble spaghetti in thickness and are almost meaty in texture.” Hokkien noodles in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is fried…

Pork and vegetables stir fry noodles with parsley and chili sauce — helenscchin’s Blog