Tag Archives: mythology

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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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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The real-life origins of the legendary Kraken

Original article on The Conversation by Rodrigo Brincalepe Salvador –PhD student in Paleontology, University of Tubingen The Kraken is perhaps the largest monster ever imagined by mankind. In Nordic folklore, it was said to haunt the seas from Norway through … Continue reading

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Cry of the Firebird Second Edition Giveaway

In the last few weeks I’ve been in full editing mode. It seems to be around Christmas that  I tie up projects and turn ‘Editor Feral.’ I don’t know if it’s because I don’t have the time to write new … Continue reading

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Theories on the Enduring Power of Myth

Myth is defined as being a traditional or sacred story, the latter essentially distinguishes “myth from other forms of narrative such as folktales, which are ordinarily secular and fictional,”[1] however whether or not these stories are universal or only culturally … Continue reading

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Rise of the Firebird – The Last One

You would have seen every where that Rise of the Firebird is the last book in The Firebird Fairytales. I want to reassure you, this isn’t one of those random ‘I’m tired of writing the series’ things. It’s a ‘I … Continue reading

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Free Books Promotions

*Promotion Announcement* ‘Cry of the Firebird’ will be be on a Free Books Promo in all countries on 26th-28th of November. ‘The Eagle Key’ will be on a Free Books Promo in all countries on 26th of November.

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