Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: The New Trailer

I read American Gods a couple of years ago. Then I read it again. I loved what Neil Gaiman did with our perception of gods and mythology. I loved it because I love mythology and folklore and because so much mystery still exists in this world and because our imaginations love to make sense of … Continue reading Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: The New Trailer

Obscure Tales: Lugh, High King of Ireland

"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

Obscure Tales: The Apkallu

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

#Blog Polling Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in my poll. I'm pleased to discover you want me to regularly write about forgotten mythology. On the other hand, I'm surprised you folks are interested in my "inner turmoil." "Writing Adventures" came in third and that is fine because I've written about it on and off since I started … Continue reading #Blog Polling Results

Blogging and Writing and Polling

As mentioned in an earlier post, I'm at a crossroads again with my blog. I'm still happy with the exterior but the interior, the posts, I think, have reached a plateau in terms of excitement. Don't get me wrong, I enjoy posting "#Art of Fantasy" and I'm not planning to stop anytime soon. Staying with this … Continue reading Blogging and Writing and Polling

National Woelf Dietrich Week in Luvmbookistein

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

#Art of Fantasy 51: Bluefooted (Erin Kelso)

American artist Erin Kelso, aka Bluefooted, calls herself a poor student and non-professional artist on her Deviant Art profile. And yet, while researching this wonderfully mysterious artist, I found mentioned in two other articles that she has a Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology and a Master's in Zoology. I get the feeling she is one of those … Continue reading #Art of Fantasy 51: Bluefooted (Erin Kelso)