Tag Archives: mythology

Windemere Monsters: Trolls #fantasy #adventure

What would a fantasy world be without trolls to drive terror into the hearts of adventures at least once?  Obviously, you can do this, but I was picking from the classics early on and trolls were top of the list.  … Continue reading

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Windemere Monsters: Dread Boar #fantasy #adventure

The Dread Boar is one of the creatures that came out of nowhere and racked up a ton of mileage quickly.  Debuting in the Legends of Windemere series, they have also been mentioned and appeared in War of Nytefall and The Life & … Continue reading

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Windemere Monsters: Oakind #fantasy #adventure

Here we are with the first of the Windemere monsters.  I think we’ll all recognize these creatures, which I call Oakind.  They are also Ents or Treants, which are the sentient trees found throughout fantasy.  Walking and talking as they … Continue reading

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The Magical Puppy Store: Wagging Tails and More

Welcome to our grand reopening.  Had a bit of a rough period thanks to some gargantuan fleas, but we’re back in business.  Don’t worry about the big guy over there.  He’s all bark, no bite, and a little licking.  Seeing … Continue reading

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Ode to the Collecting Hero

A quest from long ago Search the world To find the weapons That will save the day And bring peace to all * Never that simple With pieces lost And monsters on the path Strength is gained From such a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: In the Dark by HL Carpenter #fantasy #YA

Fourteen year old Tovi thinks finding a flying horse is fabulous luck—until a mysterious stranger says finders aren’t always keepers. When fourteen year old Tovi Taggert moves to Honeysuckle Hollow to take care of her grandmother, she has a hard … Continue reading

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Mythology in the Shadows

Centuries ago The gods and goddesses played Controlling nature Answering mortal questions And punishing at whims A deity for every aspect That life threw into the path Lording over monsters and heroes To teach lessons The beloved fables of their … Continue reading

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