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Search for the Golden Serpent—Luciana Cavallaro

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Introduction It is my privilege to announce the release of Search for the Golden Serpent (Servant of the Gods Book 1) — an exciting historical fantasy by Australian author Luciana Cavallaro. In this epic odyssey, Luciana brings to life the pantheon of Ancient Greek gods and goddesses and the legend of Atlantis through the eyes of a […]

Caesar Second Invasion Britain

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   THE STANDARD PATH of the mythological adventure of the hero is represented in the rites of passage: separation, initiation, and return—Joseph Campbell   Introduction The unpublished epic historical fantasy [First Novel: APOLLO’S RAVEN] is envisioned to be a series set in Celtic Britain, Gaul (modern day France) and Ancient Rome prior to the invasion […]

Seasons Greetings; Apollos Raven Updates

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SEASON’S GREETINGS The holiday season and New Year is a time to reflect on the blessings of family and friends who have enhanced our lives. I would like to thank everyone who has shared my adventures in exploring the mystique of the Ancient Celts and the Roman Empire on APOLLO’S RAVEN. This year, I have […]

Interview Luciana Cavallaro, Author Accursed Women

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  Introduction to Luciana Cavallaro It was my pleasure to interview Luciana Cavallaro, an exciting new author of ACCURSED WOMEN, which retells the stories of five legendary women. Luciana grew up in the small town in Western Australia. The first in her family to attain a university degree, she taught in government and private schools. […]

Celtic Heroines: Golden Age of Warriors and Queens

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“We have not even to risk the adventure alone, for the heroes of all time have gone before us. The labyrinth is thoroughly know. We have only to follow the thread of the hero path…And where we had thought to be alone, we will be with all of the world.”—Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth […]

Caesar’s Invasion Celtic Britain; Part 1— Apollo’s Raven

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Celtic Tradition of Raven: I have fled in the shape of a raven of prophetic speech (Taliesin). The raven offers initiation—the destruction of one thing to give birth to another. For deeper understanding, the heroine must journey through darkness  to emerge into morning’s new light.    INTRODUCTION The unpublished historical fantasy, APOLLO’S RAVEN, is envisioned […]

Historical Fantasy–Balancing History and Spiritual Beliefs

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Tweet One thing that comes out in myths is that at the bottom of the abyss comes the voice of salvation. The black moment is the moment when the real message of transformation is going to come. At the darkest moment comes the light. —Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth Balancing History and Fantasy I […]

Heroine Mythological Adventure

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Tweet Introduction Linnea Tanner is a native of Colorado where she attended the University of Colorado and earned her BA and MS in chemistry. After working in the pharmaceutical industry, she is now an aspiring writer of historical fantasy, romance, and adventure based on her lifelong passion for Ancient Rome, Celtic Britain, and mythology.   […]