“Hope,” A #Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of "mirror and harbor." I have decided to write my poetry using the prompt words from my weekly challenge about the Harlem Renaissance since I am a judge in Yecheilyah's First Poetry Contest. It's … Continue reading “Hope,” A #Haibun

Author Spotlight – Robbie Cheadle: “The Story of the Tokoloshe.”

Welcome to my Author Spotlight – Guest Posts I have started a new feature on my blog, called Author Spotlight – Guest Posts. As you can see from the image above, I am looking for themed posts about fairies, myths, and magic. If you are an interested author and would like to be featured on … Continue reading Author Spotlight – Robbie Cheadle: “The Story of the Tokoloshe.”

Free Promotion… Miedo 2: A Reckoning With Fear

Starting tomorrow, Thursday, 29th June and through to Monday, 3rd July, Miedo 2: A Reckoning With Fear will be free at Amazon. I've read the first book and it was a chilling account of a child growing up surrounded by fear. I'm excited to read Miedo's journey! ❤

Irish Mythology and W.B. Yeats

I love British Literature and Poetry. Imagine my surprise when Dave, from the Shadow of the Glen, pointed me in the direction of this post. It’s a great read. ❤

Shadow of the Glen

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If you are interested in Irish mythology and you haven’t read the early poetry of W.B. Yeats, you really should. Through his early volumes of poetry such as The Rose and The Wind Among The Reeds he re-invented Irish mythology, making it more accessible to anyone who could read.

There is an animism to his early poetry – he brings the natural landscape to life better than any other ‘Celtic Twilight’ poet. There is also danger. His Sidhe or Danann are amoral creatures and there is the suggestion that if you hang out with them too much you run the risk of going insane.

And there is the sheer escapism of his poetry at this stage. Or maybe escapism is the wrong word. Transcendentalism might be more accurate. The early Yeats sees art as separate from reality. It exists in its own transcendent realm and this is reflected strongly in…

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Colleen’s Book Reviews – Coming Attractions – “Renaissance – The Nora White Story,” by Yecheilyah Ysrayl

Ready to find a new book? You've come to the right place! Welcome to Colleen's Coming Attractions Where you will find new books from Independent Authors that will be available for download shortly. Title: Renaissance – The Nora White Story Author: Yecheilyah Ysrayl Publication Date:  July 15, 2017 Sold By: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English *I was given … Continue reading Colleen’s Book Reviews – Coming Attractions – “Renaissance – The Nora White Story,” by Yecheilyah Ysrayl

THANK YOU!

Thank you for helping me celebrate International Fairy Day. It was a grand celebration, and I am curious to hear if there were any fairy sightings where you live. You can keep the celebration alive year round by remembering that magic is everywhere if you just look for it. I am happy to announce that … Continue reading THANK YOU!

Today is the LAST DAY to Experience the Magic!

Happy FAIRY DAY! Thank you for supporting me by downloading The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy. So far, there have been 63 free downloads! I am speechless! I am working hard on the second book in the series, called The Meadow Fairy. Here is a bit of the magic you will find: Fourteen-year-old Abigale … Continue reading Today is the LAST DAY to Experience the Magic!

How to Create Fairy Connections on International Fairy Day

HAPPY INTERNATIONAL FAIRY DAY! It's here! My favorite day of the year. Yes, International Fairy Day is all about celebrating everything that has to do with fairies! Click HERE for ideas on how to celebrate this day with your family. The ancients believed the best time to see the fae were during the Midsummer celebrations … Continue reading How to Create Fairy Connections on International Fairy Day

The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy #FREE on Amazon 6/23 & 6/24

TODAY'S THE DAY! The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy is Free on Amazon today and tomorrow to celebrate International Fairy Day! Cover by Bookxeedo Book Covers This is your chance to experience the magic of the fairy nymphs. Here is some insight into some of the ideas behind the symbolism in the story and … Continue reading The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy #FREE on Amazon 6/23 & 6/24

New Book Release: “The Magician’s Curse,” by Linda G. Hill

Hang onto your hats! Linda Hill has a new book set to release on June 27, 2017, and it sounds excellent. It's a paranormal romance called, The Magician's Curse. When Herman Anderson leaves home to make a better life for herself, she doesn’t expect to meet a tall, dark stranger with whom she’ll fall hopelessly … Continue reading New Book Release: “The Magician’s Curse,” by Linda G. Hill