Many of my book reviews and editorials are on the website Our Own Words. There are so many great articles on that site, you should check it out. Coyote photograph by www.gillianoverholser.com
Sometimes people ask me how I world build. That’s a tough one. As Jane Lindskold quoted—to my amusement—something I’d said in a chat, “I have a lot of joy in what I write, but it’s not like I write about vampires or YA Post Apocalyptic stuff. I write these weird aggregated world culture/mythos mashes that… Read More World Building: Sen of the Woods
In The Legendary Past: Mesopotamian Myths, by Henrietta McCall there is an image that caught my attention. It is a mask of Humbaba, the ogre of the pine forest (Avon: Bath Press,1990 p. 41). It is in the British Museum. It’s not just eyes and a mouth; the whole design echoes a labyrinth. Even with… Read More Backstory of the Backstory for The Red Khémèresh.