Guest author: Colleen Chesebro: Magical realism and the Heart Stone Chronicles
I had a great visit at Sue’s blog today and shared my thoughts about fantasy and magical realism and how I used the genre to define my novel. ❤
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Hi, everyone. I’d like to thank Sue for her kind invitation to visit and write a guest post. It is much appreciated and a great honor. For those of you who do not know me, my name is Colleen Chesebro. I am a writer, a poet, and a fairy whisperer…
I’ve just published my first book, and I wanted to share into what genre I categorized The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy. First, I added it to the children’s fantasy genre for ages ten years and up. After further research, I also added it to the magical realism genre because of the magical aspects of the novel.
I thought I would share a couple of distinct differences between fantasy and magical realism that will help you clarify your own writing.
“Fantasy is defined as a work of fiction where magic is the…
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