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I live in Ireland and I’m a Mythology Addict!

There. I’ve admitted it. I’m addicted to Irish Mythology. There is no organisation out there, like the AA, which can help people like me. We are left to skulk around the internet, trawling libraries and stalking librarians, to… Read More

The Friday Fiction featuring R.J.Madigan

Extract from The Sword of Air. The moon was like a cold sun and the stars stopped their navigating. Twilight fell through stained glass, casting the great hall in pale reds. The sword of air shone like an… Read More

Researching a Fantasy Story, and How Mythology Helps by Guest Author Craig Boyack

If there are two things you have learned about me from following this blog, it’s 1. I love mythology, and 2. I love researching mythology! It seems I am not alone; fellow author and blogger, Craig Boyack, has… Read More

Guest Post | Chris Graham aka The Story Reading Ape on Mythology

Introducing Chris Graham, otherwise known as The Story Reading Ape, champion of Indie authors and all round good ape. What you may not know is just how cultured an ape he actually is, but I had realised this… Read More

The Friday Fiction featuring Sue Vincent

The Garden of Ogmios Extract from Sword of Destiny When Rhea opened her eyes it was to a silent blackness filled with pain. Her breath came in ragged gasps and she could see nothing. The pain was almost… Read More

Guest Post | The Importance of Mythology by Author Jane Dougherty

Ali has asked me to write about the importance of mythology in my writing, and what exactly it is doing in the near-future dystopia of The Green Woman series. I have heard it said that every fantasy world,… Read More

Book Review | The Cock of the South by Craig Boyack

With this book, author CS Boyack has proven two things; He is a brilliant story-teller (I already knew this, having previously read β€˜Panama’). That writers can excel in more than just one genre. By his own admission, β€˜The… Read More

Book Review | The Green Woman Trilogy by Jane Dougherty

I had been following author Jane Dougherty’s blog for a while before I decided to read her Green Woman Trilogy, so you would think I had a fairly good idea what to expect, right? Wrong! This writer exceeded… Read More

Stories

I love the short story, but it’s incredibly difficult to write. It’s something I intend to work on, however, as I am also doing with my poetry. I’d really appreciate any feedback. Unique This story was short listed… Read More

Finished!

Today I wrote the last word and added the last full stop to my second book, Conor Kelly and The Fenian King. Hooray!!! Of course, it doesn’t end there…oh no! Now the real work begins! To that end,… Read More