Mythology in THE DAY WE ATE GRANDAD This is a book about demigods who are bloody useless, and growing up steeped in Greco-Roman mythology shows. I've leaned more into Roman mythology for this series in general, and you can see the Etruscan influences on Ricky's entrail reading practices, and the Romano-British references. Myrddin himself is… Continue reading #EldritchGirl S03E02: Don’t you want to be a god?
Category: world building
#EldritchGirl S03E01: What the pest is HE doing here? Musings on Myrddin
What the pest is he doing here?Ricky Porter Introducing a Bearded Old Bastard Ricky has mentioned Myrddin and his distrust of Welsh poets before - towards the end of THE CROWS, where in his POV he is sulking about Eglantine Pritchard and the dangers of speaking Welsh, in case some 'bearded old bastard' shows up.… Continue reading #EldritchGirl S03E01: What the pest is HE doing here? Musings on Myrddin
Have Your Say!
I'm going to start the podcast up again on 20 April 2023, the episodes are all ready to go, and you can grab a copy of THE DAY WE ATE GRANDAD to read along with me. Each week, the episodes go live on Substack and all podcast platforms - you can find me on pretty… Continue reading Have Your Say!
#MonstrousMay Day 10: Mermaids
Graphic and Prompt Credit: Johannes T. Evans Crustaceous Merfolk A piece I wrote last year for Monstrous May... Reprise! Under the stars on a summer night, a land shoal drunkenly scatters. One of the group makes his way to Unger Point, and rests where the tide laps at the edge of the shingle, on its… Continue reading #MonstrousMay Day 10: Mermaids
#MonstrousMay 1: Vampires
I'm re-posting two vampire vignettes from last year, as I'm not that into vampires at the moment and I want to spend some time on other prompts. So some golden oldies to kick off with! My nonfiction post on Welsh folklore and vampires can be found here. Credit: Johannes T. Evans Midnight at the Crazy… Continue reading #MonstrousMay 1: Vampires