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Living Liminally: An Amadán na Bruidhne – The Fairy Fool

Source: Living Liminally: An Amadán na Bruidhne – The Fairy Fool

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Story-telling in the Gaelic Tradition

Telling a story takes many forms, but the ancient tradition of telling a story around a fire during the winter nights is a special thing.   Declan Kiberd, ‘Story-Telling: The Gaelic Tradition’, in The Irish Short Story, ed. Terence Brown

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Ten Icelandic Sagas you may not have heard of

Many readers will know some of these Icelandic sagas, such as Egil’s Saga or Njal’s Saga, but the Icelandic writers penned dozens of these stories. Here are ten sagas that you may not have heard of, but offer a fascinating

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Harbinie of Death – Farstrider Magazine

A lovely, funny short story from a fellow author, JJ Litke. A mix of Neil Gaiman and Douglas Adams… I only wish I could be this light and clever in my writing. And I suck at short stories.   Source:

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Excerpt from Legacy of Truth

The following is a sneak-preview excerpt from my upcoming novel, Legacy of Truth. It should be out July 6th, and up for pre-order any day now. It’s a prequel to Legacy of Hunger,  which was released in October, 2015. Follow

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Celtic Guide June Issue is Live!

I am honored to be a somewhat regular contributor to the Celtic Guide, a bi-monthly publication that carries stories and art from the Celtic world.   In June’s issue, I wrote an article based on the theme, Kith and Kin.

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The Enchanted Swans WIP: Tadhg and Nuala

  Words from my WIP: ‪#‎TheEnchantedSwans‬ ‪#‎ChildrenofLir‬‪#‎historicalfantasy‬ ‪#‎ireland‬   “But do you truly wish to marry her, Tadhg?” He didn’t answer right away. Instead, he picked up one of the small, flat stones on the bank and threw it into

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Words from my WIP : The Enchanted Swans

Words from my WIP: ‪#‎TheEnchantedSwans‬ ‪#‎ChildrenofLir‬‪#‎historicalfantasy‬ ‪#‎ireland‬ Aed was helping Aoife eat her morning porridge when Father appeared in the doorway. He stood still, watching his wife being fed by his son. He closed his eyes for several seconds before

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Four Deadly Mistakes all Authors Make

A great article on the Four Deadly Mistakes Authors Make   ********* Don’t miss information on Celtic myth and history, as well as practical travel planning tips, and hidden places, in my travel books. – Better To Have Loved –

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