Category Archives: magic

Cry of the Firebird – Free!

Hello Everyone Just dropping in super quick to let you know that Cry of the Firebird book one of The Firebird Fairytales is now permanently Free across all retailers! Hurray! Grab yourself a copy here Advertisements

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We humans are the stories we tell ourselves -The Narrative Ape

Source: The Narrative Ape A great blog today via Curtis Craddock for Tor/Forge Blog! Written by Curtis Craddock I am. It’s the shortest story in the English language. It’s really the root of all stories and, by extension, the act of … Continue reading

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Friday essay: the legend of Ishtar, first goddess of love and war

Ishtar (on right) comes to Sargon, who would later become one of the great kings of Mesopotamia. Edwin J. Prittie, The story of the greatest nations, 1913 Louise Pryke, Macquarie University As singer Pat Benatar once noted, love is a … Continue reading

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Eastern Gods Release and Why I haven’t been around

Hey Everyone, I know, I know, it’s been ages. My life is chaos at the moment and unfortunately the first thing that gets neglected is the blog. First things first…Eastern Gods is out! Hurray!  If you are interested you can … Continue reading

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Top Ten Portal Fantasy Books

Originally posted on Genre Reader:
Portal Fantasy: A story in which an ordinary person is transported to another world, only to discover that they have an important role to play in its destiny. D.K. Bussell is the author of the…

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Soup Of The Day: With Mythpunk Author Amy Kuivalainen

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Originally posted on The Curious Adventures Of Messrs Smith And Skarry:
Hello! Mrs Albert Baker here, otherwise known as The Last Witch Of Pendle. Obviously there is no Pendle any more, since The Chronic Agronauts utterly destroyed it with treacle…

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Guide to the classics: the Epic of Gilgamesh

Guide to the classics: the Epic of Gilgamesh Gilgamesh explores what it means to be human, and questions the meaning of life and love. Wikimedia Commons This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article Louise Pryke, … Continue reading

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