#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Spotlight Guest Post – Helena Smole, Fantasy Author

Welcome to my Author Spotlight Guest Posts. Today, I would like to introduce you to a new author, I met last year on FaceBook. Helena Smole is the author of Vivvy and Izzy the Dwarf: A series about relationships - Book 1: Out of the Forest and into the City - A Fantasy Novel. I … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Spotlight Guest Post – Helena Smole, Fantasy Author

Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “Bedtime Stories for Grown-Up’s,” by Author, Andrew Joyce

Title: Bedtime Stories for Grownups Amazon Author Page: Andrew Joyce File Size: 4797 KB Print Length: 689 Pages Publisher: W. Birch & Assoc. Publication Date: September 21, 2017 Sold By: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B075V8XNTC ISBN-10: 0998119350 ISBN-13: 978-0998119359 Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Anthologies & Literature Collections https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B075V8XNTC&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_eNBhAb58Y25GA *I was given a pre-publication copy of this book by the author for review purposes* IN THE … Continue reading Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “Bedtime Stories for Grown-Up’s,” by Author, Andrew Joyce

What My Two Pomeranians Taught Me About Life

Sugar On Friday, November 24, the last of our beloved Pomeranian Sisters, Sugar, left this world to join her sister, Spice, in the cosmos of our souls. It was the hardest decision we ever had to make, but it was done knowing that she was in pain. Diabetes had claimed another victim. All I can … Continue reading What My Two Pomeranians Taught Me About Life

Scottish Witch Trials: When Witches Communed with Fairies

Scottish Witch Trials: When Witches Communed with Fairies 4/23/2017 *Note: because this article touches on topics that I have expanded on in great detail in other articles, I have linked to related articles throughout the text so you can read more. Our modern conventions tend to view the realms of fairies and witches separately. Witches … Continue reading Scottish Witch Trials: When Witches Communed with Fairies

Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “The Reunion, Book 3 of the Ragworts Chronicles,” by Author, Belinda Miller

Title: The Ragworts Chronicles – The Reunion Amazon Author Page: Belinda Miller Print Length:  126 Pages Publisher: Winterfrost Publishing Publication Date: November 2017 Sold By: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ISBN-10: 099786267X ISBN-13: 978-0997862676 Package Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.3 inches Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Formats: Paperback Note: Not eligible for Amazon Prime. Genres: Children's literature, Children's fantasy (ages … Continue reading Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “The Reunion, Book 3 of the Ragworts Chronicles,” by Author, Belinda Miller

The Call to Adventure

The Carrot Ranch Literary Community November 16, 2017, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) use the word mesh in a story. Mesh is both an object and a verb, which you can freely explore. You can play with its sound, too. Go where the prompt leads. Respond by November 21, 2017, to be … Continue reading The Call to Adventure

Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “Keepers: The Eden East Novels Book 1,” by Author, Sacha de Black

Title:  Keepers: The Eden East Novels Book 1 Amazon Author Page: Sacha Black File Size: 5669 KB Print Length:  286 Pages Publisher:  Atlas Black Publishing Publication Date: November 4, 2017 Sold By: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B0776C6512 ISBN-10: 1999722507 ISBN-13:  978-1999722500 Formats: Paperback and Kindle Goodreads Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Steam Punk, Magical Realism, Fantasy https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?asin=B0776C6512&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_wp1cAb5D57EYG IN THE AUTHOR'S WORDS: Eden's life is balanced... ...until … Continue reading Colleen’s #Book #Reviews – “Keepers: The Eden East Novels Book 1,” by Author, Sacha de Black

#Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Guest Post, “Son of the Dark Witch,” By Author, Linda M. Crate

Today, I would like to introduce you to a new author, Linda M. Crate. I received a lovely email from her saying, "I found your Guest Spotlight through a fellow writer and a friend. I thought it was an interesting angle and not one that I've seen before." Hello, all! My name is Linda M. … Continue reading #Fairies, #Myths, & #Magic Author Guest Post, “Son of the Dark Witch,” By Author, Linda M. Crate

Winner of Flash Fiction Rodeo Contest #2

I’m proud to share a story that tickled the fancy of a few judges. Enjoy! ❤️

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Little & Laugh

By Geoff Le Pard

The time has come to talk of many things. Well, only one really. Who won the second of the fantabulous Flash Fiction Rodeo contests hosted by the dynamic, the charismatic, the organic, the titanic Charli Mills.

I had the privilege of setting the contest criteria and, following a theme that echoes down the years from my childhood, I wanted to find the funny in you all. Someone once said, ‘Life is Poor, Solitary, Nasty, Brutish and Short’. Clearly that person needed to have a go at flash fiction; they needed to join the dance at Charli’s Rodeo; they needed to stop looking at their shoes. I mean, feet are funny but shoes? Serious stuff, people.

I’m not a criteria kind of guy. Some of my fellow competition setters had all sorts of rules and stuff. Me? MAKES US LAUGH in between 289 and…

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The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy – 1st Place in the Authors DB 2017 Book Cover Contest

I'm excited to announce that The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy placed in the 1st PLACE category in the AuthorsDB 2017 Book Cover Contest. Many thanks and love to my multi-talented book cover designer, Wendy Anne Darling, of Booxeedo Book Covers. Thanks for sharing my joy! ❤