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~ Lasting Lore ~ Haiku

Shooting star sparkling
Wonderment in upcast eyes
Children make a wish



Werewolf Folklore by Mae Clair

I am in a werewolfy frame of mind today. My friend, Carmen Stefanescu, invited me to her blog, Shadows of the Past.

A native of Romania (yeah, Dracula territory), Carmen has a very cool hangout, rich in folklore and all things catering to writers.   26 more words

Mae Clair

Dark Woods - Grey Sky

Dim vales–and shadowy floods–

And cloudy-looking woods,

Whose forms we can’t discover

For the tears that drip all over

Huge moons there wax and wane– 204 more words


Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Levine, G. (1997). Ella enchanted. (1st Harper Trophy ed.). New York: HarperTrophy. 272 pages. ISBN 0-06-440705-5. Ages 8-12 years.

What if you had no free will of your own and you had to do whatever anyone commanded you to do?  295 more words

Book Reviews

Widow's Walk: the Capture

I continue to experiment with applying media on raw muslin. In this case I primed the central area and left the border raw. This is a similar technique used by the Tibetan Buddhist painters who created… 303 more words

Mixed Media

8 Surprising Facts And Lore About Werewolves That Will Make You Leave The Lights On

Producer’s Note: The below originally appeared on imgur.com and appears here with the permission of the original poster, arnarkusaga

A werewolf, also known is a lycanthrope (from the Greek λυκάνθρωπος: λύκος, lykos, “wolf”, and ἄνθρωπος, anthrōpos, “man”), is a mythological or folkloric human with the ability to shapeshift into a wolf. 1,708 more words

Developing The Raven Cycle: Character Profiles (Part Two)


Black Text = The Raven Boys

Green Text = The Dream Thieves

Red Text = Spoilers (see bottom of post if you want to read spoilers) 5,720 more words