My Poetic Path

My journey…shared in poems, prose and photos.


Free Ebooks Daily: 10 Fun/Random Facts About ME!

10 Fun & Random Facts About Author Geraldine Helen Hartman

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  1. When I was growing up …I wanted to be a teacher.
  2. I once … was a finalist in a major Canadian music contest for singing.
  3. I used to work as … a craft instructor and author and an animal rights activist.
  4. Everyday I … am thankful for my health and my talents and abilities to make the most of that day!
  5. I like to … write poetry, cook, knit, crochet, sew, sing, read and spend time with my two fav guys: Joe and Mr. Cheddar. Joe’s my husband, Mr. Cheddar is our feline pal! ;<)
  6. One day … I want to be on the Top 100 paid list at Amazon. :<)
  7. I am thankful for … the kind and loving people I have in my life now and in the past too. Love is what it’s all about, always.
  8. I write best … in a quiet place, no loud music or distractions. Being out in nature is a great place to write too, poetry in particular.
  9. I am working on … my second haiku book: Haiku Reflections II and the second book in my new cookbook series: The Groovy Green Kitchen (volume 2): Simply Super, Supper Soups
  10. I have always wanted to… Visit Cape Cod and take a helicopter ride. 


This is a list that was featured a few weeks ago, at one of my fav ebook sites:

Free Ebooks Daily.

I think it’s a great idea to offer this option to authors, as part of their book promotions.

Thought you might like to read a few random facts, likes and dislikes about me too. 😉

If you are looking for a great place to promote your own ebooks or just want to browse a great variety of free ebook offerings (new ones every day) do stop by:

Free Ebooks Daily.

It’s a fun place to browse and a very good place to promote your ebooks too.

Happy Reading and Writing! 🙂



Friday Funnies! What Do You Think? ;-)

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As many of you already know, I hosted a prompt blog: Woven Dreams, during 2013. I gave it up after a few months,  as I just didn’t have time to keep up with a fourth blog.

But since that time, I’ve had quite a few readers/participants mention that they miss the prompts we shared over at Woven Dreams. It got me thinking about what I could do for another prompt series, without actually having another blog.

Here goes:

I’m considering having a Friday prompt series, here at My Poetic Path called:

Friday Funnies!

I’d be keeping it simple (and cost free- no Mr. Linky) this time.

Participants would share something funny at their blog:

A photo, joke, limerick, short story, quote, sketch…

and would leave a link to their post in a comment here at My Poetic Path.

Easy peasy and not too time-consuming for me either. As you all know, hosting a blog can take up quite a bit of time. 😉

What do you think?

Would you be interested in participating at Friday Funnies! if I went ahead with this prompt series idea? 

If  there is enough interest from readers and I do decide to go ahead with Friday Funnies! it will be starting very soon, so check back if you’d like to participate.

We can all use more laughs, right?

And what better time to share and enjoy them, than the start of a new year. 🙂

In the meantime, I hope that this photo of:  Mr. Cheddar and his fab sock monkey pal, JJ brings a big smile your day! 😉


Haiku Reflections featured at: Chick With A Quill!

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What a lovely surprise as I was starting my morning, browsing through the latest posts via Google Reader when I noted this one over at my blog pal Vesper’s online place: Chick With A Quill.

Thanks so much Vesper!

I’m honored to be featured at your great blog and touched by your kind and thoughtful words.

Isn’t it nice when people support and encourage our creative work? I’ve been lucky in that respect, again and again. And I try to return the positive and nurturing energy whenever I can. That makes my day too!

Happy Weekend! G 🙂