“The Collective,” A Tanka

It's that time of the week and if the itch to write has turned into a slow burn... Get writing! Join my weekly Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge and get your brain waves thinking in new ways. Write some poetry! This week, I've used the word, "ethos," as my synonym for character and "altruism" for the word, … Continue reading “The Collective,” A Tanka

“Finding the Heart Stone,” A Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of "stone and turn." The words were perfect for me this week. Journey with me into the magic of the horizontal realm from The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Meadow Fairy, to be published … Continue reading “Finding the Heart Stone,” A Haibun

The Rebirth – A #Haibun

Welcome to my contribution to my Weekly #Poetry Challenge, where you can write your own Haiku, Tanka, or Haibun using the prompt words of fairy & magic, in honor of International Fairy Day, June 24th. Remember, the best poetry has layers of meaning. Image credit: Quotes About Poetry – Mark Nepo: Pinterest "The Rebirth" I waited. The break … Continue reading The Rebirth – A #Haibun

Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 38 – FAIRY & MAGIC

Happy POETRY Tuesday everyone! Are you ready to get groovy with your poetry? Then, you're in the right place! Pull up a chair, and let's write some poetry. First: My friend, Yecheilyah Ysrayl is hosting a poetry contest on my blog, and I'm one of the judges! Click HERE to read the post and enter the … Continue reading Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 38 – FAIRY & MAGIC

Longing for Spring – A #Haiku

Snow crystals glisten - beneath the vault of heaven spring still has not sprung. © 2017 Colleen M. Chesebro Enter the world of the swamp fairy and learn about the Calcite fairy stone. Available on: Amazon Kindle Amazon Paperback Goodreads Universal book link

Thoughts and Ideas from Deanie Humphrys-Dunne: The Heart Stone Chronicles by Colleen Chesebro

  Deanie Humphrys-Dunne, an awarding winning children's author, kindly featured me on her blog where I could discuss my motivation in writing about the swamp fairies. Many thanks to Deanie for a great time! ❤ Enjoy! Source: Thoughts and Ideas from Deanie Humphrys-Dunne: The Heart Stone Chronicles by Colleen Chesebro

Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New on the Shelves – The Heart Stone Chronicles – The Swamp Fairy by Colleen M. Chesebro

I am honored to be a part of Sally’s Bookcase on her blog. If you are looking for a book to read, this is the place to come. ❤

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

New on the shelvesWelcome to the first of the 2017 Book Promotions here on Smorgasbord.. New on the Shelves is for authors who are not already in the Cafe and Bookstore offering an opportunity to get to know the author and their work in more detail.

Delighted to showcase the debut YA Fantasy novel – The Heart Stone Chronicles –  The Swamp Fairy by Colleen M. Chesebro.  As you will see Colleen has come up with a wonderful way to add sparkle to the launch of her book with a specially commissioned piece of jewellery by Irene Design.

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About the book

Fourteen-year-old Abigale Forester, recently orphaned and a ward of the State of Illinois moves from Chicago to Florida to live with her aunt, her last living relative. Magnolia Forester becomes her legal Guardian, and together they claim an ancient inheritance; land that belonged to Abby’s mother’s family for generations.

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Calcite Fairy Stones – Where to Find Them

It has been Christmas at my house today… all over again! The calcite fairy stone necklaces, made by IreneDesign2011 have arrived! One look at these magical pendants and you too will want a fairy stone like Abby wears in The Heart Stone Chronicles: The Swamp Fairy. Here's how to get your own: The small calcite … Continue reading Calcite Fairy Stones – Where to Find Them

The Amber-Haired Girl – A Tanka

Happy Friday! Here I am again for my Tanka challenge, I kept the prompt words of "peace and spirit." 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. The amber-haired girl - heir to the green fairy … Continue reading The Amber-Haired Girl – A Tanka

The Prophecy – A Tanka

Once again for my Tanka challenge, I kept the prompt words of eyes and shelter. Both words have many connotations and can change the meaning of your Tanka poetry in numerous ways. By the way, please link your Tanka to the prompt post found here. Hooded eyes conceal - a mute prophecy of death sheltered in … Continue reading The Prophecy – A Tanka