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The Archivist’s Corner by Carolyn Emerick – Northern European Myth, Folklore, & History

Source: The Archivist’s Corner by Carolyn Emerick – Northern European Myth, Folklore, & History

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Mythical Ireland blog: A glorious dawn announces the beginning of winter as sunrise shines into the chamber of Cairn L, Loughcrew

Source: Mythical Ireland blog: A glorious dawn announces the beginning of winter as sunrise shines into the chamber of Cairn L, Loughcrew

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The spookiest ancient Irish myths and legends surrounding Halloween | IrishCentral.com

Samhain, the ancient Irish festival that became Halloween as we know it, was an important date in Irish lore. Source: The spookiest ancient Irish myths and legends surrounding Halloween | IrishCentral.com

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Happy Mabon!

It’s that time of year when those in the northern hemisphere start wearing jackets in the evenings and watch for the color in the leaves. Autumn! . For those in the southern hemisphere, happy Spring! . It’s a time of change,

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The Enchanted Swans – new novel now On Contract!

HAPPY NEWS! The Enchanted Swans is now ON CONTRACT!!!  WOOHOO!!!!! . The Enchanted Swans is a novelization of the beloved Irish Fairy Tale, The Children of Lir. . In pre-Celtic Ireland, Fionnuala was a fairy princess, born to a life

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Dragoncooooonnnnnn!

I’m a slacker. Last year, when my blog was Brand Spanking New, I was very good about blogging every day from Dragoncon. This year, I did not – I was too busy having fun! Sorry about that. Shame. Shame. Shame.

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Posted in music, pagan, Photography, Travel

Genesis of a Novel – Part VI – Characters Going Awry

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . I started pre-writing Misfortune of Vision on July 23, 2016. On August 23, I

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My Locations at the DragonCon Art Show

Labor Day Weekend is Nerdigras in Atlanta, Georgia! 80,000+ geeks and sundry nerds descend upon 5 downtown Atlanta hotels and have a geekfest. I will, as always, have my beaded jewelry and photoprints at the Dragoncon Art Show, located in the Hyatt, two

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Posted in Art, Jewelry, Photography

Genesis of a Novel – The Scene List – Part IV

This is the next installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. . I did the next step on Misfortune of Vision (Book 4 of The Druid’s

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The Enchanted Swans is Submitted!

Woohoo! I did it, I did it! I submitted another novel to my publisher for consideration!   The Enchanted Swans came to a final draft (well, before editors get to it!) of 98,187 words. I didn’t think it was going to

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Happy Lughnasadh!

August 1st (halfway between summer solstice and autumn equinox) marks an ancient festival practiced by the Gaels of the first harvest, the first fruits of their growing season. As such, it was a sacred time. There are several names and variations

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The Genesis of a Novel, the Beginning – Part 1

This is the first installment of a series of posts I’ve been writing, following the process of writing a novel from conception through publication and beyond. Although I’ve already started on the process, I thought it might be interesting to

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New reviews for Legacy of Truth!

LEGACY OF TRUTH is now released! And lovely reviews are coming in…  http://amzn.to/28ILvfA ***** 5 Stars – Cathleen Townsend The good sister of a pair of twins Legacy of Truth is the story of Esme, the good sister of a

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ETWG First Chapter Book Awards: First Place Historical Fiction – Venture Galleries

Legacy of Hunger by Christy Nicholas is the First Place Winner in the Historical Fiction Category of Published Books in the East Texas Writers Guild First Chapter Book Awards. The Story Ireland is no promised land in 1846. It is

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The Feminine in Early Irish Myth and Legend

In early Irish mythology and legend, the feminine is quite dominant in the otherworld as well as on earth. Irish Goddesses abound Source: The Feminine in Early Irish Myth and Legend

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English magic: how folklore haunts the British landscape

The Land of the Green Man by Carolyne Larrington shows how supernatural stories can help us understand reality. Source: English magic: how folklore haunts the British landscape

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Green Fairy Islands of Wales

The green meadows of the sea, called in the triads Gwerddonau Lion, are the Green fairy islands of wales, often half-seen in the mists. Source: Green Fairy Islands of Wales

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Legacy of Truth is Released!

  The day is finally here! LEGACY OF TRUTH is now released! Partially set in Ardara and Achill Island.   http://amzn.to/28ILvfA LEGACY OF TRUTH has arleady received a five-star review from Ed on Goodreads:  The story in this book tells

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How the Irish got their Language (and their Freckles…) | Brehon Law Academy – Ancient Ireland’s Laws and Customs

How the Irish got their Language (and their Freckles…) Source: How the Irish got their Language (and their Freckles…) | Brehon Law Academy – Ancient Ireland’s Laws and Customs

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Ravens, Icelandic mythology and folklore | IceNews – Daily News

Source: Ravens, Icelandic mythology and folklore | IceNews – Daily News

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