17 years later. I can still remember the way I felt sitting in my high school classroom, wondering where our world was headed. 17 years later, I'm still asking the same questions.
Superstitions. Myths. Urban Legends. Life is full of them. How did they come to be? Check out this Ted-Ed video from Stuart Vyse about where superstitions come from. https://youtu.be/quOdF1CAPXs As fiction writers how do we use these ideas to build credible superstitions, myths, etc into our narratives, especially since it is so ingrained in our … Continue reading Myth building and Superstitions
This interesting piece from Adrienne Mayor draws comparisons between the mythological Amazons and the ancient kingdom of Scythia. It's always fascinating to me how mythology, history, and archaeology intersect to build modern myths. https://youtu.be/iYL5CLJ2prA
In this story from Einav Zamir Dembin, we see the intersections of history, literature, and archaeology. Did Troy really exist? https://youtu.be/gQbZX9JEQsQ