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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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. […]

The Heart Stone – A Haiku

The RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #104 words for this week are “dazzle & sky.” I am still editing The Swamp Fairy, Book 1 of the Heart Stone Chronicles. My fairy nymphs are never far, and they continue to share the wonders of their nymph kingdom with me… Here’s a […]

The LUCKY 777 Writing Challenge

Silver wins big with the 777 Writing Challenge! I have been tagged by Michelle Rene, of Book Cover Design and Illustration by Michelle Rene to participate in the 777 Writing Challenge. If you are looking for a book cover design or an illustrator for your book, you will want to […]