Neil Mach

Author – Fantasy Realism

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How do Elves — the veiled ones — contribute to our understanding of belief in hidden things?

Myth & Magic Wildflowers Podcast

Herbarium of Magical Wildflowers discussed in the weekly Myth and Magic Podcast Anemone — Episode 28 Belladona — Episode 05 Betony — Episode 26 Blackberry — Episode 08 Bluebell — Episode 29 Bulrush — Episode 09 Chili Pepper — Episode 02 Daffodil — Episode 25 Fat Hen — Episode 04 Henbane — Episode 33 Hops …

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Folklore and fantasy themes aimed at creative writers: to start writing stories and challenge your brain with exciting ideas, dip into this kit-bag. Learn how fantasy worlds draw on real world history, mythology, and folklore. And there’s weekly news from the world of fantasy fiction too, plus fabulous creatures, studies on folk tales, nature fables …

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Folklore and fantasy themes aimed at creative writers: to start writing stories and challenge your brain with exciting ideas, dip into this kit-bag. Learn how fantasy worlds draw on real world history, mythology, and folklore. And there’s weekly news from the world of fantasy fiction too, plus fabulous creatures, studies on folk tales, nature fables …

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Folklore and fantasy themes aimed at creative writers: to start writing stories and challenge your brain with exciting ideas, dip into this kit-bag. Learn how fantasy worlds draw on real world history, mythology, and folklore. And there’s weekly news from the world of fantasy fiction too, plus fabulous creatures, studies on folk tales, nature fables …

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Father Thames with urn at Ham House - photo credit Ethan Doyle White

Folklore and fantasy themes aimed at creative writers: to start writing stories and challenge your brain with exciting ideas, dip into this kit-bag. Learn how fantasy worlds draw on real world history, mythology, and folklore. And there’s weekly news from the world of fantasy fiction too, plus fabulous creatures, studies on folk tales, nature fables …

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MYTH & MAGIC Episode One: Tolkien’s Black Country, Lady Godiva -v- Fine Lady of Banbury, St John’s Wort, Anansi, Confabulation