November, 2016

Using Old World Religious Symbols in Modern Story Telling

There are some interesting debates in my Facebook writers groups today. The debate surrounds the use of “demons” and “devils” in fantasy fiction, and writing protagonists that are demonic yet who seek to be human, find love, etc. as humans. This whole idea had me thinking about why we still write about such mythological beings. […]

Who is Father Time?

Looking at this old 19th century illustration of Father Time you may think that it looks like ol’ Santa Claus. That is no coincidence! His image has reflected the deeper mythological meaning of this old folklore figure since his first appearance in American holidays in the early 19th century.  Years ago, there used to be […]