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!
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The Greater Los Angeles Writers Conference was held July 20 through 22, 2012 at the Los Angeles Valley College. It was the first year for the conference, and generally speaking it went off pretty well. I attended as a speaker, … Continue reading
Things have been rather slow around here. There is the perpetual job-hunting that is continually frustrating (as in, seeming to go no-where). Scraping by is no fun. I had hopes my niece Karen would be able to visit, but that … Continue reading
I’ll be attending WonderCon this year – since it’s “nearby” in Anaheim. I’ll be a little less fan-girl and a bit more researcher. Plus I’ll be selling (or trying to sell) copies of my book at the GLAWS booth. I … Continue reading
“For Love of Sophia: The Mythic Tradition of the Wise Woman” The attached PDF file is the text of the paper I presented at Mythcon 34, the annual conference for the Mythopoeic Society, which was held at Nashville, Tennessee (July … Continue reading
Back in July, I posted about the beginning of my trip to Mythcon in Albuquerque. But I never did get around to fleshing out the rest of the trip. And then when I returned, I’d written a brief Mythcon Report … Continue reading
I have just added a “new” paper to the ScribblerWorks website, one I gave at Mythcon 28 in 1997. “The People of the Lie in the City: Spiritual Development in All Hallow’s Eve” uses a descriptive methodology found in the … Continue reading
Another of my online friends, Tim made a vivid impression from the first post of his that I read. He was justly ticked off by a particular event (that affected him personally), but wht impressed me was his sharp, satricial … Continue reading
After reading a discussion on LiveJournal about problems that site has been having, and how many people are now backing up their posts there by duplicating them elsewhere, I think I will start a reposting project of my own entries. … Continue reading
Over on The Scribbler’s Guide blog, I just announced the winners for my little contest. I got a handful of good blog topic suggestions and look forward to working on those. And I hope to have more news about book … Continue reading