Heroes and Villains

Heroes and villains are in the eyes of the beholder and the writer of the story. Guy of Gisbourne, notorious villain – right? Morgaine of Avalon, evil sorceress and half-sister to King Arthur – her legacy was lost in the mists – correct? Whose stories are written down and saved is determined by those in

Left-handedness

Growing up Left in a Right World I am left handed. I grew up using special scissors, the handles covered in green rubber to mark their difference from the “regular” scissors that everyone else in class used. I didn’t mind this actually, as the rubber coating was easier on my fingers. As I watched my classmates

Hearken to Avalon Characters Come to Life at Local Fairy Festival

Hearken to Avalon characters, Morgaine and Guy (portrayed by David and Shoshona King, local Renaissance actors), come to life at local fairy festival, Market of the Moons. Hearken to Avalon is not only an “Into the Woods” intermingling of myths and legends, but also a magical tale of the the Faie-Human bloodline and how the

Fireflies of Avalon and New England

Fireflies are MAGIC!  While researching simultaneously on my work of historical fiction and a natural science article I was writing on fireflies a few years ago, I discovered that Fireflies exist in Great Britain as well as my home in New England. In fact, Fireflies are found on almost every continent. They love warm, humid

Hearken to Avalon on TV

Hearken to Avalon is on TV! EXCITING! Check out fellow author Zita Christian’s interview with me as we explore a few key perspectives on love that are featured in Hearken to Avalon, and the work it takes to become a published author. Watch the interview HERE. Zita TV is a network devoted to literature, love

The Avalon – Glastonbury Connection part 2

Upon reading the legends of Morgan Le Fey there is no reference of her death. What happened to her? Perhaps she retreated into the Lands of the Sidhe. Perhaps she still lives, dwelling amongst the Faie in Avalon. But Avalon was swallowed by the mists of the Lake. And where was that Lake? That Lake

The Avalon – Glastonbury Connection part 1

“That’s what fiction is for. It’s for getting at the truth when the truth isn’t sufficient for the truth.” ~ Tim O’Brien, The Things They Carried This quote struck me because as I researched for my novel, I recognized that the only “facts” we knew were what was written down and not destroyed. So I