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Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “The Silence of the Stones,” by Author, Rebecca Bryn, @RebeccaBryn1

IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS Alana determines to escape her past and opportunity beckons when she's left a run-down cottage in a West Wales’ village by an aunt she didn’t know existed, but her past is catching up on her, and someone is out to get her. Strange runes painted on her door and carved onto … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “The Silence of the Stones,” by Author, Rebecca Bryn, @RebeccaBryn1

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 127 #SynonymsOnly

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? Sorry I'm late! I've been riding unicorns again! Here are your two words for this week: Follow & Lead HERE’S THE CATCH: You can’t use the prompt words! SYNONYMS ONLY! Except for the first challenge of the month ~ … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 127 #SynonymsOnly

The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy, by Author Colleen M. Chesebro

A magnificent Monday surprise. Many thanks to Karen for this lovely review. ❤

K. DeMers Dowdall

This mystical story is bound to capture your heart. Abigale Forester is only fourteen years old, recently orphaned, and has been sent to live with her Aunt Magnolia Forester, a woman she has never met, and is now her legal Guardian. Abigale was born with mystical gifts, inherited from her mother, along with a few hundred acres of swamp land that has been handed down for generations in her family.

This is no ordinary swamp. It is a place where mystical things happens, another realm, that is critical for the safety of mankind. Abigale has no idea what this has to do with her, but she will soon find out. In the meantime, a corrupt, greedy, and wealthy man as plans of his own to destroy the swamp and possibly Abigale and her aunt, as a form of revenge.

Danger is everywhere for Abigale as she tries to adjust to…

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Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 126, Poet’s Choice of Words

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. PLEASE NOTE: Don't forget to count your syllables. Use this site: howmanysyllables.com. Click on the workshop tab. … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 126, Poet’s Choice of Words

The Sisters of the Fey, #Double #Etheree

Colleen's Weekly Poetry Challenge - Join in! I've been remiss in my poetry writing. Somehow, with all the writing I do, you would think I could fit in my own challenge... So, today I did! It's the first of the month, so poets get to choose their own words - No synonym's unless you want … Continue reading The Sisters of the Fey, #Double #Etheree

Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “Bottling It, A Wayfair Witches Cozy Mystery #1,” by Author, A. A. Albright

IN THE AUTHOR’S WORDS Wanda Wayfair is a bit of a late starter.At almost twenty-one she still hasn't received her magical powers, and she's running out of time. But that doesn't bother Wanda. Much. Not when she can spend all of her time in the human world and pretend that her coven doesn't exist. But … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Book #Reviews – “Bottling It, A Wayfair Witches Cozy Mystery #1,” by Author, A. A. Albright

MeWe, Groups, and Invitations

As I've shared before, I deleted Facebook on March 1st. Since I left, I've heard from many of my author friends saying they are having difficulties with Facebook and the sharing of blog posts. Sally Cronin wrote about it HERE. MeWe.com is a lovely alternative to Facebook. If you're interested in joining, here is the … Continue reading MeWe, Groups, and Invitations

Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 126, “Poet’s Choice of Words”

WELCOME TO TANKA TUESDAY! Hi! I’m glad to see you here. Are you ready to write some syllabic poetry? It's the first of the month. Use your creativity and have fun. PLEASE support the other poets by visiting their blogs and leaving comments. Sharing each other’s work on social media is always lovely too. This … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 126, “Poet’s Choice of Words”

Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 125, #SynonymsOnly

Welcome to the Tanka Tuesday Poetry Recap featuring the work of poets from around the globe. If you would like to participate in this challenge, you can learn the rules in the menu item called Colleen’s Weekly Tanka Tuesday Guidelines. PLEASE NOTE: Don't forget to count your syllables. Use this site: howmanysyllables.com. Click on the workshop tab. … Continue reading Colleen’s 2019 #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge Recap No. 125, #SynonymsOnly

Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author & Poet, Miriam Hurdle

Hello everyone! This week I'm thrilled to bring you a new author. Miriam Hurdle participates in my Weekly Poetry Challenge and I often run into her at the Carrot Ranch Literary Community, where she participates in the flash fiction challenges. When I asked her to pick three or four questions from my huge list HERE, … Continue reading Conversations With Colleen: Meet Author & Poet, Miriam Hurdle