Author Archives: Renee Duke

MARVA DASEF ON FAE CREATURES (II)

THE CAT FAIRY, CAIT SIDHE Sidhe (pronounced ‘shee’) literally means “people of the (fairy) hills”. It is the Gaelic name for the fairies in both Ireland and the Highlands of Scotland. Usually these fairies are attracted to those who are beautiful as well as wealthy. Many, many, many, many writers are in love with the […]

MARVA DASEF ON FAE CREATURES (I)

Not all fairies come in human form. In Marva Dasef’s Scotch Broom (Book 3 of the Witches of Galdorheim series – free on Amazon starting tomorrow) young readers are introduced to some of the others.   Researching Celtic mythology, I knew I wanted to use some of the lesser know magical creatures. I also decided […]

MARVA DASEF ON SEA MONSTERS

Ceto nee Nessie In the second book of the Witches of Galdorheim series, our erstwhile heroine gets a little help from an unusual source.  Did you ever wonder why there are so few sightings of the Loch Ness monster? Well, Nessie vacations on Ultima Thule, which may be the remnants of Atlantis. She’s not fond […]

HISTORIC MOVIE IDEAS FOR OCTOBER

 October’s history based or bygone era TV and/or movie suggestions: Child Of Glass (Disney, 1978) (Ghost Movie) The Ghosts Of Berkeley Square (1947) (Ghost Movie) The Moonraker (1958) (English Civil War)  

HISTORY SHARE WEREWOLVES

Marva Dasef’s Bad Spelling characters also have dealings with werewolves. https://www.history.com/topics/folklore/history-of-the-werewolf-legend

MARVA DASEF ON TROLLS

TROLLS Trolls. What do you imagine? Maybe something like the big uglies pictured here. In my Witches of Galdorheim series, I wanted a cave-dwelling bunch of uglies, but dwarves didn’t seem right for my book. Then I started hearing music inside my head. You know how that goes, right? It builds and builds until it […]

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