The Mabinogion and Other Myths and Legends
So one of the things that has struck me while editing my Dad’s stories, specifically the most recent one, is that it seems as though he drew from Welsh, Irish and Anglo Saxon influences. I wanted to learn a little more about the myths and that’s when I fell upon the Mabinogion. Of course, because […]
This book just came in the mail! For those not familiar with this book it’s essentially the human side of archæology. The stories behind the finds. The Indiana Joneses before he was a thing. I highly recommend it! The best thing is that you can pick it up on Amazon for under a dollar (plus […]
Latest and Greatest!
My mom just found my Dad’s Cree Flashcards! (The package arrived last week) Which means that I can begin warbling Cree while I try to learn the language! Very slowly because I can’t dedicate myself as much as my dad did. With his flashcards, I feel like he is teaching me himself.
Update, News and Shameless Promotion
I am trying to balance projects right now. I have some unrelated things that I have to get done. In addition to that I will be doing more research for the novel, Ryn’s turn. I sometimes feel like all I’m doing is research, but I want to give a sense of realism to the book. […]
This is me on the way to the book safari. It’s cold outside so I am dressing up warmly. Going to library, Macleod’s, Kingsway book store and some other random bookstore. Stopped in to fuel up before heading out. Just grabbing some coffee for now but after I finish at Macleod’s, I’ll grab some juice […]
Nanowrimo – The Halfway Point
Nanowrimo is probably a bad descriptor for what I am doing here. When November is over, I will not have a novel completed. I won’t even have a first draft complete. I *will*, however, have a solid notes and part of the first draft written. Spent Saturday at the library gathering books for background research […]