Tag: The Folklore Podcast

Reading & Listening Update: Research, L’Morte d’Arthur Lectures, and More

Besides sitting with a nasty head cold while writing this (oh the joy of the changing season — hello there, autumn, my second-favourite season who’s not being very friendly this year), the past two weeks have not been too bad. The one highlight (oh,… Continue Reading “Reading & Listening Update: Research, L’Morte d’Arthur Lectures, and More”

December Writing Update: Fiction and Podcasts

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As such, I am hoping to do some proper writing (well, fiction writing) and reading during that week…

Writing Update: Camp NaNoWriMo, Patreon, and Other Endeavours

Here’s a quick update of the writerly things I’m busy with.

Podcast Interview: The Folklore Podcast

‘Tis here! My interview on The Folklore Podcast – Folklore in Fantasy Fiction (episode 17) – is live today!

Folklore and Myth Thursday – Week 21 –

This week I will focus on figures beginning with the letter ‘u’; Utnapishtim, Utu, Umai, Ulgan, and Ulu Toyo’n.

Folklore & Myth Thursday – Week 20 – “T”

This week I’ll focus on figures from myth and folklore whose names start with ‘t’, including; Tiresias, Tuatha Dé Danann, Tapio, Triglav, Tuoni, Tahmuras, the Thens, and Tengu.

Folklore and Myth Thursday – Week 19 – S

We’ll be looking at Semele, the Stymphalian birds, Scylla, Spider Woman, the Sangreal, Searbhan, Skoll, Svarazic, Saoshyant, Shachar and Shalim, the Sa-Dag, and the San Qing Daozu.

Weekly Finds – Euphemisms, mermaids, writing a series, Old Hag Syndrome, and more

Articles of the Week: The hidden dangers of euphemisms by Mark Peters This sneaky language is the enemy of clarity, from George Orwell to your office. The last mermaids of Japan by Mike MacEacheran The Ama are Japan’s last population of female shell divers.… Continue Reading “Weekly Finds – Euphemisms, mermaids, writing a series, Old Hag Syndrome, and more”

Folklore and Myth Thursday – Week 18 – R

he figures and elements I’ll be looking at this week are: Rangda, Rangi and Papa, the archangel Raphael, reed, resin, Rhiannon, and robin.

Folklore and Myth Thursday – Week 16 – P

This week’s post includes Phaethon, the Pleiades, Partholon, Patollo, Patrimpo, the Pandavas, the Pey, Pamalak Bagobo, and Polong