Jo’s favorite meatloaf

Dinner tonight, 25 July, 2017 Just really yummy meatloaf serve with brown rice and salad Read or download recipe

Source: Jo’s favorite meatloaf

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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge – #Haiku #Tanka #Haibun: HEAT & CONFUSE

Colleen Chesebro ~ Fairy Whisperer

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone!

Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you’re in the right place! Pull up a chair, and let’s write some poetry.

Image credit: Pinterest.com/poetry gallery

For Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge you can write your poem in one of the three forms defined below:

HAIKU in English

TANKA

HAIBUN

You can do one poem or try to do one of each. It’s up to you – YOUR CHOICE. The instructions follow below:

HOW TO CREATE THE HAIKU in ENGLISH POETRY FORM

Are you new to writing the Haiku in English poetry form? Please read my page, How to Write a Haiku in English.

HOW TO CREATE THE TANKA POETRY FORM

Tanka poems are based on syllable structure much the same way a Haiku is written in the 5/7/5 format.

The Tanka form is easy to create: 5/7/5/7/7 and is a Haiku with two…

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International Writing Competition and you don’t have to be even a little bit Scottish…

BRIDGET WHELAN writer

Highland CattleThe Highlands and Islands Short Story Association are running their annual competition again this year. Enties are welcome from all over the world and you or your entry don’t need to have any connection to Scotland. However, they do say:

We enjoy both conventional and unusual story lines, and positively encourage the latter

This is a competition for amateur writers, in other words people who don’t earn their living from writing and who are not professionally published in any major capacity.

There are two competitions running – one for short stories (maximum word count 2000) and one for flash fiction (maximum word count 500 words)

Both have a first prize of £250, second prize is £50 and third prize is £25. There also have the same entry fee: £5 per story, £12 for three entries.

You can enter online, by email or post, and send a mixture of…

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