Beauties, Brigands, and Beasties

Where do Dragons come from?

Where do Dragons come from? The human mind is ultimately where Dragons come from, as all mythological monsters are but pieces of ourselves. You may find many historical sources for dragons, but let’s discuss the true source of these mystical beasts. It makes sense, that when our unconscious dreams up such horrors, as Psychologist Carl […]

The White Goddess

Robert Graves has had a huge influence on my work. His book The White Goddess dissects the hidden myths and symbols of Western culture that float around the edges of Christian, Greek, and Druidic beliefs. He exposes their secret meanings as connected to the Bible and their connection to Druidic lore surrounding ancient religious texts, […]

Making Myth – A Dove called Hu

In my mytho-poetic novel, the Phantammeron, I have tried to “create myth” using imagery, poetic prose, and abstracted story elements of my Christian and Pagan past to convey to the reader and writers that writing can go beyond our shallow Modern Tropes. As I’ve talked about, writing novels and fantasy stories no longer has to […]