Folklore

Ravens and Crows in Folklore #folklore #mythology

Honestly, I have no idea what the difference between a raven and a crow is. To me, they are beautiful black birds. According to the Collins English dictionary: crow n 1 any large gregarious songbird of the genus Corvus, esp C. corone (the carrion crow) of Europe and Asia: family Corvidae. Other species are the …

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Bookish News

Your First 1000 Copies by @timgrahl #bookreview

I’ve decided to share some of my favourite non-fiction books here on the blog. Tim has worked with over 100 different authors from top best sellers such as Hugh Howey, Daniel Pink, Charles Duhigg, Chip and Dan Heath, Ramit Sethi and Pamela Slim to authors just get started on their first writing project. He has …

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Burning Questions #IWSG

It’s the first Wednesday of the month! I would like to start out this post by thanking everyone who had participated in my July book promotion either via blog posts or reviews. Sandra Cox: Magic at Midnight (review) Jacqui Murray: Great Fantasy Books from Indie Authors (review) Juneta Key: Magical Pegasi (guest post and review) …

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Bookish News

Mapwalkers by @JFPennWriter #bookreview

I would like to share two dark fantasy books with you this week. I got the chance to read them back-to-back and knew you would like them, too. A map of skin etched in blood.A world under threat from the Borderlands.A young woman who must risk the shadows to save her family. When her Grandfather …

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Folklore

Pegasus: The Father of the Winged Horses #Folklore

The image of the winged horse has been iconic in fiction of all kinds since forever. Some have mixed it with the image of the unicorn (see more below). Some have turned the winged horse into a subspecies of mythical creature. But the original winged horse, feathers and all, comes from Greek Mythology. (We’ll look …

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Bookish News

Magic at Midnight: Live #booklaunch @heavensgtvenue

I’m so excited to finally be able to share the footage from my book launch on 1 June 2019 with you. I’ll share the speeches (with transcripts) next month. For now, enjoy the video! I’ll share more photos with you next month. Video by Eric Trevor Graham from ETG Media. Follow him on Instagram: @erictgraham …

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