Flash Fiction: Blue Ribbons

This piece was written for the 6 February Flash!Friday competition. It received an honourable mention and was called “horrendously sad” by Tamara Shoemaker.The photo and “a fleeting moment” was the prompt.Blue RibbonsThere should have been rain. A proper Highveld storm with black clouds, thunder, and the tick-tick of hail on roofs before the ice sting your skin…… Continue reading Flash Fiction: Blue Ribbons

Worldbuilding Wednesday: Resources for Mythology and Folklore

(From the archives) Although there are many sources for mythology and folklore online, I often prefer to make use of non-electronic books when I just want to browse or quickly need to look up a name. These are a few of my favourite collections. The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology by Arthur Cotterell, Rachel Storm This handy encyclopaedia contains…… Continue reading Worldbuilding Wednesday: Resources for Mythology and Folklore