Category Archives: A to Z

A to Z Z is for Zorya Verchernaya

Our final day of the A to Z challenge, I’m stepping out with the goddess of dusk. I thought it rather symbolic! Zorya Verchernaya Zorya is the goddess of dusk in Slavic mythology. There are so many similarities between this … Continue reading

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A to Z Y is for Yeti

Yeti Yes I live in the Pacific Northwest. And yes, Bigfoot is one of our International names we claim. And Bigfoot actually has a cousin, I am told. Most folks know him as the Abominable Snowman but his name is … Continue reading

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A to Z and X is for Little Computer Characters Coming to Life

Xylon Yep. That’s my little guy, or rather Ian’s. One of the first magical phenomenons in Deception Peak (book I of the Ian’s Realm Saga) is when Ian, Abbi and Alex, having stepped through the portal that their computer opened, … Continue reading

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A to Z W is for Waterhorse.

I’m a little late with today’s post but I have something exciting planned for tomorrow so hopefully that will make up for my tardiness. It lives in rivers and deep waters  and has been thought to be the Loch Ness … Continue reading

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A to Z V is for Springtime!

Vána I am borrowing from Tolkien simply because it is April 23rd and the weather has not quite chosen direction. The wind blows glorious clouds through a turbulent sky, and yet the sun peaks above it in an anxious beckoning. … Continue reading

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A to Z T is for Tristram, the symbol of a lover’s misunderstanding

Who does not appreciate a woeful love story? Tristram was a Cornish Knight of King Arthur’s roundtable who fought against Ireland’s Morholt, the deadly enemy that fought with a poisoned spear. Despite the wounds he received, Tristram killed Morholt and … Continue reading

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A to Z and and Seven Leagues!

If a man were to walk 7 hours per day, he would then walk 7 leagues. A league is 4.828 kilometers. A seven league boot would enable their wearer to cover 33.696 kilometers in a single step. How could one … Continue reading

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A to Z R is for Robin Goodfellow

Shakespeare may have ruined Robin Goodfellow’s name in A Midsummer’s Night Dream. Reading the folklore, I would much rather think that he was, instead of the impish sprite Puck, the handsome young half-fae with a name Robin. Perhaps I can … Continue reading

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A to Z Q is for Quetzalcotl

The Quetzalcoatl is a winged serpent, a Mexican legend. The Quetzalcoatl is a favorite of mine and he plays a role in my latest story. It’s late, and I’m lazy and I had already done all this research, so I’m … Continue reading

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A to Z P is for….PIXIES

Okay. It’s a good thing I have another resource for pixies other than the Internet. The world wide web would have me believe that the little folk who were the first inhabitants of Cromwell, who waged war against the fairies … Continue reading

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