The current featured article is "BREAKING THE PATTERN: ALAN GARNER'S THE OWL SERVICE AND THE MABINOGION"
This paper was presented at Mythcon 24 in 1993. It was an opportunity for me to write about a lovely little book I had always enjoyed. Years later, it had the advantage of being a rare piece of scholarship on the works of Alan Garner, which led to it being selected for inclusion in THE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE REVIEW, vol. 130.
I hope you will enjoy it!
TagsArt Barbara Randall Kesel Blake Snyder Books C.S. Lewis CAPS Cascade Ranch Christianity Christmas Cards Colleen Doran Comics Conventions Creating Graphic Novels Creature From The Black Lagoon Dan DiDio DC Comics Diana Pavlac Glyer Dragon Family Fantasy Food Friends GLAWS Golden Apple Green Arrow Holidays Home James A. Owen Jeopardy! Jim MacQuarrie Loscon Michael Wiese Productions Movies Music Mythcon Paper Movies Poetry Premise Science Fiction Scribbler's Guide Spec Scripts Television Toys Website Writing
Monthly Archives: April 2017
On Tuesday evening, I drove out to Azusa Pacific University for a reception to celebrate a new-made Ph.D. My friend Barbara Nicolosi Harrington had been working on her dissertation in creative writing for the last couple of years. She’s been … Continue reading
I haven’t been very good about taking pictures of the world around me, at least not the last couple of years. When I was in Oregon, of course, the scenery was more remarkable to me. Back here in Los Angeles, … Continue reading
In 2011 I wrote some verses in response to a review of Orson Scott Card’s book Hamlet’s Father. Card’s revisionist presentation of the Prince of Denmark isn’t quite the traditional sort of Bowdlerization that takes out “offensive” material. In many ways, Card’s … Continue reading