Tag Archives: mythology

Windemere Monsters: Jesters #fantasy #adventure

This is one that can get confusing because their name is also used for the career and clothing.  The thing to remember going forward is that the Jesters here are spelled with a capital ‘J’.  Also that I won’t be … Continue reading

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Windemere Monsters: Giltris #fantasy #adventure

Not that hard to explain these guys since they are what you would expect from the picture above.  The Giltris are lizard people who live in various tribal systems throughout Windemere.  Being cold-blooded, most of them stick to swamps and … Continue reading

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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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About Vampires: Opening Pandora’s Box

By entering the realm of Vampire stories, I’ve been looking into the history of these creatures to see where the Dawn Fangs fit.  At least that was the starting idea that lasted about an hour.  It’s amazing how widespread the … Continue reading

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