The Faer

My faeries are different. They do not have wings, nor gossamer gowns, nor are they Tolkienesque woodland lords. (I’d always wondered how Elrond and his kin maintained their lifestyle: fine wines, gorgeous clothes, open air palaces, and whatnot. It’s true that you can get a lot done when you don’t have to sleep and live … More The Faer

Courtly Love

Courtly Love, that troubadour concept, plays a role in Murdoch’s Tale, and will play a bigger role in Volume 2, Alana’s Tale and Volume 3. But where did the idea come from? There are theories, of course: a game invented by bored nobles, a response to marriage being a chess game in which the goal … More Courtly Love

About That Ksh

I’ve tried so hard to focus on writing, and faeries, and the 12th Century in this blog, and then I had to go and read this. When one is creating a fictional world one gets to not only create imaginary people, but the value systems they live by. In the case of the Faer, whom … More About That Ksh