Well hello there! I’m sure you read the title and thought, “I don’t think this has to do with a fairytale.” You’re correct! It doesn’t. Well, in a roundabout way it could, but you get my meaning. I’ve written about writing before, both on my book The Coffin-maker’s Basement, and on being a writer in general from … More On Writing a Book
We interrupt the sequel to Trickster Gods to bring you this special post! A Year in Books! Featuring favorites, recommendations, and more! That’s right humans of Earth! I bring to you a chronological, historic epic of my reads! This post is inspired by Drizzle and Hurricane Books, you can check them out by clicking on the … More A Year in Books: 2017
Part Three of my Yin Yang myths series is about Life and Death. To talk about Life and Death, I’ve decided to use the medium of Catherynne M. Valente’s Deathless, a modern retelling of the Russian folktale Marya Morevna, set in World War II-era St. Petersberg. Then, known as Leningrad. For those of you unfamiliar with the tale … More Yin Yang Myths Part Three: Life and Death
Hello there readers, and welcome back! Today’s post is on a series of Sun and Moon myths as there are many all over the world, and yet they’re all quite similar. In my research, something I found interesting was that in casual conversation, we might consider the sun and moon to be opposite, as day … More Yin Yang Myths Part Two: Sun and Moon
As I am jet-lagged and in another country, this week’s post is neither on children’s lit. nor fairytales but rather the medium in which they’re told: Writing. I was out to dinner recently with a friend of mine –who is an aspiring screenplay writer– and we spent the entire conversation talking about writing and current … More So You Want to be a Writer?