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Pinoy Legends and Myths

It’s Halloween, and so ghostly and horrific stories abound. This year, let’s join in on the fun.

Filipinos have a wealth of our own when it comes to beings of the nether realm. 887 more words


Ben talks horror: My 5 favourite mythological monsters

Welcome to the week before Halloween. I am a recent horror convert, still wary of the film genre but immersing myself in the literature and roleplaying games! 780 more words


Up in the Mango Trees

Time to travel fictionally to the island of Siquijor, right smack in the Visayan region of the Philippines.  Below is an excerpt from a short story I wrote. 299 more words

Lily C Fen


Happy Halloween!

It’s the month of screams and scares again, so I’m going to put my two cents in this scary fest.

Filipinos are big believers of the supernatural. 519 more words

5 Bizarre Monsters

In the days before modern technology and science, people used the supernatural, such as magic and various creatures, such as werewolves and goblins, to explain various phenomena.   727 more words

Thomas Venema

Segunda's Secret - Part One

I’m taking a bit of a breather from my main literary project to write a short story. This one takes us into the Philippines, where folklore lives on deep in the heart of Filipino culture. 1,887 more words

Creative Writing