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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.

Jan 27, 2021

In search of the phoenix. Also, what does your protagonist worship? Why is documenting worship important for character...

Jan 20, 2021

Are you playing the glad game? How the Pollyanna principle might help you develop a more authentic character. Plus: committing yourself to authorship in the New Year. Also, what is a wryneck? What has it got to do with bad luck?

Jan 13, 2021

Who is January? Is sacrifice about giving? How sacrifice can help your writing. Also, what is it like to be old? And how to use magical thinking in your...

Jan 7, 2021

Six ways to supercharge your writing in the New Year. How to deal with criticism, neg feedback + the dreaded 2-star review and getting back your confidence to write. Also, Amazon warrior women — did they actually exist? Is Wonder Woman based...