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Questioning myself during a crisis. (Unedited)

What if the girl noticed the boy staring from across the hall with heart filled eyes? what if the girl finally introduced herself to the introvert? 1,826 more words


St Antony's Tongue

She had bored her children senseless, her husband too. They had seen St Catherine’s head in Sienna, St Antony’s tongue in Padua, and enough of St Andrew’s bones that they could make him whole again three times over. 423 more words


Mother Nature Is Always Teaching Me Something

I bought a marked-down rose plant at Lowe’s one year. It was supposed to be a shrub type of rose, docile, hybridized within a centimeter of its life. 425 more words


The Catalyst

You ignited my heart.
The dark warriors came up through my veins flowing wildly
Searching for answers, needing air to breathe.

They want to be heard… 97 more words



My brain sprouts thoughts of curiosity.

Streaming whispers of green luminosity

The energy elixir from the stars expounds

Effervescent smells of blue-

Which bring me back to you


Borrow Five a Day for Free (if you're an Amazon Prime customer)

Hi – After reading the post by Catherine below, I decided to try out KDP

Select – for marketing my books on Amazon. Never one to take too much of a risk Five a Day is now exclusively available on Amazon, which means you can borrow it for free if you are an Amazon Prime customer. 57 more words

Colette Coen

Are Amazon *Really* Paying Authors Per Page Read? No. No, They're Not. [Pause] Well...

[Originally this post wasn’t very clear on the differences in lending programmes, and it was pointed out to me that Irish Amazon customers can avail of Kindle Unlimited through the Amazon.co.uk site. 2,004 more words


colettecoen reblogged this on Colette Coen and commented:

Found this article really interesting, and as a result am about to remove my books from Smashwords and go all out with Amazon. I know Smashwords is meant to be all about the author - but for a UK audience, it's just not bringing any result.