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Reading Notes: Faerie Queen, Part B

The personification of personality traits in the Enchanter’s castle is quite interesting and profound. It reminds me of when Fullmetal Alchemist personified the Seven Deadly Sins, which is…

Reading Notes: Faerie Queen, Part A

I’m not gonna lie, I was quite disappointed when I saw that there was no Celtic mythology about the gods and goddess, only fairy and folk tales. I’d…

Week 11 Story: Haunted

Life was always confusing, but death was nightmarishly simple. When I awoke from my body, a celestial trail stretched before me, glittering stars lighting the way across the…

Extra Credit Reading Notes: Pacific Northwest, Part B

I love that Coyote has such a dual persona. In some myths, Coyote is the Lucifer type character, a trickster cast down from the other animal gods. In…

Spooky Wikipedia Trails: From “Ouroboros” to “As Above So Below”

The Ouroboros is a powerful symbol in mythology and alchemy. It signifies the duality of everything: destruction, creation, birth, death, and basically the eternal cycle of the universe…

Week 11 Review

I really need to do some extra credit. After some initial panic, I calmed down when I realized all I need is 4 more points to get to…

Reading Notes: Pacific Northwest, Part A

It is so fascinating that so many creation myths across the world share a common theme: in the beginning, there was only water and darkness. It really makes…

Wikipedia Trails: From “Dreams” to “Drawing Down the Moon Ritual”

I chose this tweet in the class Twitter stream: Beware of the #stories you read or tell; subtly, at night, beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering…

Week 10 Lab: Writers Write

I read the most recent article on the Writers Write website. Sick, in bed with a migraine. I hate these days. I have no motivation to do anything….

Extra Credit Reading Notes: Great Plains, Part A

It’s so fascinating to read mythology about the land we’re from. Everyone knows about Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and so on, but those all seem like far off and…

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