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Myth and Magic

Folklore & fantasy themes aimed at creative writers: to start writing stories and challenge your brain with exciting ideas, dip into this kitbag.

Learn how fantasy worlds draw on real world history, mythology, and folklore. And there's weekly news from the world of fantasy fiction too... plus fabulous creatures, studies on folk tales, nature fables and lots more mythical, magical fun.

Feb 26, 2020

Visit Broadstairs on the mysterious & ancient Isle of Thanet to discover if Victorian author Charles Dickens was the world's first author-blogger and wattpadder. Was he the world's first successful authorpreneur? Also, what is Ash Wednesday? What does Shrove mean? Where does the word quarantine come...

Feb 19, 2020

Discover the best route to writing your fantasy fiction project. Visit Jamaica Inn. Learn how the Romans absorbed the Greek civilization and eventually the enslaved became the masters

Feb 5, 2020

In this bumper edition we visit the land of Canti, and while we are in the Kingdom of Kent, we visit the haunted towers of Reculver. For your writing project, we analyze — in depth — the different types of P.O.V. that you might want to use for your fantasy fiction project and we talk about their advantages and...