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"Of Brownyis and of Boggles, full is this beuk"- the helpful fairies

For all that has been said in my past posts about the divine, fearsome and sometimes vengeful nature of British fairies, I have mentioned – and many readers will be familiar with- a species of helpful household beings.   773 more words

Camp NaNoWriMo: Day Twenty-Nine

Read Day Twenty-Seven 

So the bad news is that I missed yesterday. The good news is I’m back and at 58,000 and 20 chapters words, I have completed Camp NaNoWriMo! 796 more words


Camp NaNoWriMo: Day Twenty-Seven

We’re down to the wire and I’m so excited! This has definitely been one of the most challenging Camp NaNoWriMo’s I’ve ever done, but also one of the most satisfying. 507 more words

Young Adult

The War of Oak and Holly

Part of my Tale Before the Trial series. 

The world of Faerie is plunged into even greater turmoil.


Winterthorn stepped over the decapitated remains of a banshee and spied the figure kneeling beside the dead king. 2,058 more words



I’m dying.

In a good way. Sort of.

It sounds strange and perhaps even impossible to some but it’s exactly how I feel. The book, … 734 more words

Camp NaNoWriMo: Day Twenty-Five

Read Day Twenty-Four

I have good news and bad news. The bad news is that there’s only five days left of Camp NaNoWriMo and I’ve easily got another 10,000+ words to write before this book is actually finished. 780 more words


'Peaseblossom and mustard seed'- fairy plants

‘Mother mushroom and her children’ by Edward Okun.

A range of plants have fairy associations, both good and bad.  It is convenient to divide them into three broad types for our discussion. 592 more words