The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy | Review by James J. Cudney

It’s always a thrill to receive a noteworthy review, so I hope you don’t mind me sharing this one. The Heart Stone Chronicles is dear to my heart because of my encounter with a fairy elemental who I called the swamp fairy. One thing led to another and the next… Continue reading

The Heart Stone Chronicles has a New Look

I’m thrilled to share the new cover for The Heart Stone Chronicles created by my dear friend and Sister of the Fey, Wendy Anne Darling.  We decided that Abby Forester needed the place of honor on the cover, as this is the story of her journey into the realm of… Continue reading

The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy

KCBooks and Music (Kev) has given me an excellent review of The Heart Stone Chronicles, The Swamp Fairy. Please stop by his blog, take a peek, and say hello. <3 Continue reading

My Book Review of The Heart Stone Chronicles: Part 1, The Swamp Fairy

I am ecstatic at this glowing review from Terri, at SecondWindLeisure.com. This is the highest praise an author can receive. Thank you with all my heart. <3 Continue reading

Ringing in the New Year – A Tanka

Welcome to my contribution to my weekly Tanka challenge. This week, I kept the prompt words of ‘last and few.’ Both words have many connotations and can change the meaning of your Tanka poetry in many ways. By the way, please link your Tanka to my post found here. Ron and I… Continue reading

NaNoWritMo Here I Come!

I can’t believe I’m doing it… but here I go. Even though my novel, The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Swamp Fairy, doesn’t publish until January 2017, I am using the month of November to draft out the second novel in the series, The Meadow Fairy. I am scared to… Continue reading

The Third Dimension – The Realm of the Swamp Fairies

Welcome to Fairy Swamp. What could be better than a visit to the “Third Dimension,” with my swamp fairies? Come along for the ride! I entered the horizontal plane of oblivion drifting into the third dimension as if I were being born again. Inside, the dark void pushed me forward… Continue reading

PROOF! The 1917 Fairy Photos

In my journey reading through fairy and nymph research for my book, The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Swamp Fairy, I discovered a fascinating story about a couple of young cousins, Elsie Wright (1900-88) and Frances Griffiths (1907-86) who lived in Cottingley, Yorkshire, England. All five photos are from an article… Continue reading

The Heart Stone Chronicles – Book Cover Reveal

While on a walk during a warm foggy morning in November 2014, I had a close encounter of the fairy kind. We were living in Pensacola, Florida. I still remember the day, as if it had been carved into my memory, something I will never forget. The road I took… Continue reading

“Ancient Songs” – A Haiku

The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #106 words for this week are “Sing & Flower.” To make the words a bit more colorful I used the word, “chant” for sing, and “bud,” for flower. Nymphs chant ancient songs – as buds raise their heads in glee, a storm lurks above…. Continue reading