Tag Archives: King Arthur

Childhood Favorites: The Teenage Years

Last week I blogged about my childhood favorite stories and series. This week I bring you part 2 where I describe the novels that got to me in my teens. Again, in no order. 1. The Merlin trilogy by Mary … Continue reading

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Poem: The King Sends Three Cats to Gwenivere by Marjorie Allen Seiffert

I have always been obsessed with the historical Merlin and Arthur and devour Arthurian literature and pop culture. I am currently researching Welsh legend and history for a Merlin verse novel set in Dark Ages Wales, and found this truly … Continue reading

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Merlin Poetry

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted any original work from myself. I have just completed a novel plotting and planning course with the indomitable Kate Forsyth and am therefore reworking my manuscript (damn those inciting incidents in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Song of the Sparrow (2007)

Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell is a difficult book for me to review. A revisionist retelling of Elaine of Ascolat, which aims, much like Marion Zimmer Bradley did with The Mists of Avalon, to put the women … Continue reading

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