Daughter of Destiny · Guinevere trilogy · Marketing

How You Can Help Make Daughter of Destiny Success

As many of you know, today is publication day for Daughter of Destiny! The buy links are on that page in case you wish to do so. The only glitch so far is that print isn’t showing up on Barnes & Noble (not sure why), so if you’d like to get a print copy, I… Continue reading How You Can Help Make Daughter of Destiny Success

Arthurian Legend · Guinevere

Once Upon a Time Tackles Arthurian Legend & Guinevere

The minute I heard Guinevere and King Arthur were going to be a major story line on Once Upon a Time this season, I knew I had to watch it. I wasn’t so much curious about the way they’d handle the whole legend (I already didn’t like their Lancelot who was in season 2 when… Continue reading Once Upon a Time Tackles Arthurian Legend & Guinevere

Arthurian Legend · Books · Guest posts · Other Voices

[Guest Post] Elaine of Corbenic by Tima Z. Newman

Today, my special guest is Tima Z. Newman, whose new book, Elaine of Corbenic, is new take on an often overlooked character in Arthurian legend. I personally love the character of Elaine and can’t wait to read Tima’s book. Take it away, Tima! —– He opened the door. A woman stood looking out the window,… Continue reading [Guest Post] Elaine of Corbenic by Tima Z. Newman

Arthurian Legend

Brittany in Arthurian Legend

So, I’m back to Book 3 in Guinevere’s story, and am excited to be exploring brand new terrain: the land of Brittany. History Today, Brittany is part of northwest France, but in Arthurian times, it was its own kingdom, though often considered a colony of Britain, peopled as it was by many former Britons, some… Continue reading Brittany in Arthurian Legend

Arthurian Legend · Books · Guest posts

Guest Post by J. P. Reedman: Cups of Gold: Writing the STONE LORD Sequel

Today I’m thrilled to welcome back J.P. Reedman for her second post here at Through the Mists of Time. (Here’s her earlier interview and my review of Stone Lord.) Her new novel, Moon Lord, is now available on Amazon. Take it away, J.P.!  When I first began weaving tales of a Bronze Age King Arthur, I… Continue reading Guest Post by J. P. Reedman: Cups of Gold: Writing the STONE LORD Sequel

Arthurian Legend · England · Travel

Arthurian England Part 6: Tintagel – Legendary Birthplace of Arthur

The story of Arthur’s conception at Tintagel comes from Geoffrey of Monmouth’s History of the Kings of Britain. In it, Tintagel was the seat of the King Goloris and his wife, Iggraine. High King Uther Pendragon, Arthur’s father, falls in love with Iggraine on first sight. When Goloris is killed in battle, Merlin casts a… Continue reading Arthurian England Part 6: Tintagel – Legendary Birthplace of Arthur

Arthurian Legend · England · Travel · Writing process

Arthurian England Tour Part 5: Cadbury and a Tarot Writing Spread

“The rain may never fall til after sundown. By eight the morning fog must disappear.” – “Camelot” from the musical of the same name Learner and Loewe obviously didn’t have Cadbury Castle in Somerset in mind when they write these lyrics, because not only did it rain on us, it stormed and HAILED when we… Continue reading Arthurian England Tour Part 5: Cadbury and a Tarot Writing Spread