"On northern islands of the earth there were tribes of the goddess Danu and there they comprehended knowledge, magic, knowledge of druids, charms and other secrets. In four cities they comprehended knowledge, secret knowledge, devil craft - Faliase and Goriase, Muriase and Findiase. From Falias they brought Lia Fal that was then in Tara. He … Continue reading Obscure Tales: Lugh, High King of Ireland
Welcome to the first installment of my new weekly series, "Obscure Tales." Each week I'll delve deep into obscure folktales and mythologies from cultures across the spectrum. I'll explore stories that are not so mainstream and I'll show how they overlap and that somehow there is a golden thread that ties each one to the other. … Continue reading Obscure Tales: The Apkallu
Given that the good people of Luvmbookistein celebrate "National Woelf Dietrich Week" this week, I thought I'd share an oldie with you. It's been a while since I mentioned The Seals of Abgal. I've updated it and reformatted everything and I made it look better than before. One has to. Technology keeps improving the way … Continue reading National Woelf Dietrich Week in Luvmbookistein
#TheDeadGod There once lived a dragon named Smok in a cave deep inside a hill–or, if you prefer, a small mountain, although “a large hill” is probably closer to the truth–who found sustenance in sheep and virgins, and when there were no more virgins, peasants from a nearby village tasted just fine, though they lacked the richness and splendor of chaste flesh...
A while ago I briefly mentioned that Woelf Dietrich is a pen name. I took it from Wolfdietrich who is a German hero of romance. I thought it apt given my primary writing interest. Also, there is a hotel by the same name in Austria, but that is another story. I discovered the history behind Wolfdietrich … Continue reading The Meaning Behind The Name Woelf Dietrich
The Mercy Giver is now officially part of the Nerdist Collection Contest, held in conjunction with Inkshares. From Inkshares' website: "In continuation of the success of our first Sci-Fi & Fantasy Contest, Inkshares will publish the top five science fiction and fantasy projects submitted after August 15 with the most unique reader pre-orders by 12:00 p.m. PST, … Continue reading Update: The Mercy Giver is officially part of The Nerdist Collection Contest!
It is normally chaotic in the mornings here, but this morning progressed into a completely alternate reality. My daughter had a friend sleep over because, you know, it was her birthday yesterday, and Vanesse had to prepare for her trip to Europe, so this morning felt like a star going supernova. Why you ask? My wife is, as … Continue reading Bullies and Seals Discounted!