Written for Microcosms, my prompts were “musician”, “Hamburg” and “fairy tale”. Mana’s Gold The harp’s music drifted over the still-sleeping town with its looming castle. Though not yet light, Mana sat in the room at the top of the castle’s… Read More ›
Folklore and Mythology Fairy Tales
One of my favourite ways to learn more about myth and folklore are through listening to podcasts.
This story was written for the Microcosms flash fiction competition last week. The prompts were “nymph, the Underworld, myth” and the theme of the week was Greek mythology.
This post will include: Yam, Yao, Yarikh, Yei, Yew, Yinlungen Bud, Ymir, Yurlunggur, Yurupary, Zhang Guo, and Zhu Rong.
This week I’ll be looking at: Wandjina, Watatsumi-no-kami, water and washing, the White Buffalo Woman, Widjingara, Wisakedjak, and the wren.
‘Tis here! My interview on The Folklore Podcast – Folklore in Fantasy Fiction (episode 17) – is live today!
This week I’ll be looking at figures beginning with ‘v’, including; Vlkodlak, Vohhu Mano, Vulture, Vamana, Varaha, and Vila.
This week I will focus on figures beginning with the letter ‘u’; Utnapishtim, Utu, Umai, Ulgan, and Ulu Toyo’n.
This week I’ll focus on figures from myth and folklore whose names start with ‘t’, including; Tiresias, Tuatha Dé Danann, Tapio, Triglav, Tuoni, Tahmuras, the Thens, and Tengu.