Folklore

The Wily Will-o’-the-Wisp #folklore

One of my favourite faeries to use in my writing – sometimes just popping up in a story without forethought! – is the will-o’-the-wisp. Folklore Most faeries with fiery appearances and a tendency to lead night-time travellers astray are categorised as “will-o’-the-wisp”, which is why there are so many differing names for something that seems …

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Book Club Questions: Unseen #books #fantasy #YA

Celebrating the success of my Faery Tales series, I’m sharing a couple of book club questions about Unseen. Book club questions Unseen How do you think Anja ended up in the forest without her memory? Do you think she would have regained her memory if it weren’t for the rabbit guiding her back to the …

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Magic, Faeries and Wonder #amwriting

So, we have looked at what dark fantasy is and what types of folklore I use in my writing. Another question that frequently comes up in interviews, online chats and talking to readers via email and at book signings: What do you write about? They already know how the content is dealt with (dark fantasy) …

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