Serpopard the Serpent-leopard, how creative #AtoZChallenge

This is part of the A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Serpopard Serpoprd Serplard...that's a tongue-twister This is a mythical animal from Ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian art. The word "serpopard" comes from "serpent" and "leopard" combined, so named because the creatures bear the body of a … Continue reading Serpopard the Serpent-leopard, how creative #AtoZChallenge

Ramidreju the Weasel Gold Digger #AtoZChallenge

This is part of the A-to-Z blog challenge for April. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Ramidreju Gold Digger (say that three-times fast 😉 ) From Cantabria mythology in northern Spain, the Ramidreju is a weasel-like creature said to be born once every hundred years from … Continue reading Ramidreju the Weasel Gold Digger #AtoZChallenge

Qilin the Dragon-like #AtoZChallenge

Part of the A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Qilin of Asia A mythical hooved creature from Chinese and Asian culture, said to appear with the arrival or passing of a sage or great ruler, and seen as a good omen. The qilin is described … Continue reading Qilin the Dragon-like #AtoZChallenge

Loch Ness Monster the Scotland mystery #AtoZChallenge

Part of the A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Loch Ness Monster Every great lake has a monster legend. Nessie is one of those legends, and it's said to inhabit Scotland's deepest lake. But just as the Cat Sith was based on a real … Continue reading Loch Ness Monster the Scotland mystery #AtoZChallenge

Kraken of the Norwegian Seas #AtoZChallenge

Part of the A-to-Z blog challenge. My theme is legends and legendary creatures (both real and fiction). I hope you enjoy following along! Kraken What are the origins of the Kraken? That great beast, the predatory monster of the seas? Well it turns out there is something similar, though smaller in size: The giant squid. The … Continue reading Kraken of the Norwegian Seas #AtoZChallenge

Jorogumo the real Spider-Woman #AtoZChallenge

It was said that when a spider turned 400 years old (growing about the size of a cow) it gained magical powers. This she-spider would then...

Antman Review! @Marvel #antman #moviereview

I went into this movie knowing nothing of the comic book series, or even reading reviews. I watched the trailers, they made me laugh, and it's by Marvel--that was enough to convince me I had to see this. And I'm glad I did! The humor was good and clean, the plot fun and interesting, and the action was appropriate--not the constant beating, fighting, running that after a while grows dull. No, this movie's action was thoroughly entertaining!

Make Your Villains Real: 6 Tips

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Every great story needs a worthy villain. A person who brings out the best and the worst in the protagonist. The bad guy who keeps the plot moving forward, and keeps readers hanging on the edge of their seat. The dark monster contrasting the hero’s brilliant light! But it’s not as simple as that. There … Continue reading Make Your Villains Real: 6 Tips