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 the Swamp Fairy. https://read.amazon.com/kp/card?asin=B01MU69MXT&preview=inline&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_l0rOBb76A18AZ Fourteen-year-old … Continue reading The Heart Stone Chronicles has a New Look

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. ❤

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. ❤

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Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy book review

It is with great pleasure I share this review of The Heart Stone Chronicles: Part 1, The Swamp Fairy,by Author Colleen M. Chesebro.

Colleen ChesebroBut first, let us go back over two years ago, when I first met Colleen in Fall 2014. Her blog was then called “Silver Threading.” She introduced readers to The Swamp Fairy. Here is an excerpt:

“It was a warm morning in November the first time I saw the swamp fairy. The fog curled around the tops of the trees and the autumn breeze smelled of fragrant flowers, even though the early frost had killed all the wild flowers. I inhaled the intoxicating fragrance and peered into the dense foliage near the road. It was a lovely peaceful morning.

I was out for my regular morning walk. I had taken the narrow back road behind Blackberry Ridge where I lived. This morning I could hear…

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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 have so much to be … Continue reading Ringing in the New Year – A Tanka

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 death and exhilarated all at … Continue reading NaNoWritMo Here I Come!

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 like a vacuum in reverse. … Continue reading The Third Dimension – The Realm of the Swamp Fairies

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 on Wikipedia. In 1917, these … Continue reading PROOF! The 1917 Fairy Photos

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 on my morning walk I … Continue reading The Heart Stone Chronicles – Book Cover Reveal

“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. Colleen M. Chesebro ~*~ I … Continue reading “Ancient Songs” – A Haiku

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 sneak peek from The Swamp Fairy: … Continue reading The Heart Stone – A Haiku