There are very few things that can compare to the feeling you get when you open your kindle to find the story you wrote there looking back at you. I can tell you, however, that holding the physical book in your hands takes that feeling to a whole other level. Lumina and the Goblin King …

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For my tenth birthday, my aunt and uncle gave me several interesting books, one of which was A White Horse with Wings by Anthea Davis. Printed in 1968, it is a collection of stories, most of which are retellings of fairy tales and myths. I read them many times through out my childhood. And one …

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My previous posts spoke mostly of goblins, but they are not the only ones you’ll meet in the story of Lumina and the Goblin King. There are also other fairies and elementals that play a part. The four (sometimes five) elements have long played a part in ancient folklore and alchemy, and elementals were often …

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To pick up where we left off… Shellycoat – a water bogie who haunts the coasts and rivers of Scotland, so named because of the coat of shells he wears. He finds great fun in leading travelers astray, although he is most often considered to be mischievous rather than malevolent. Cu Sith – Fairy dogs …

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Many tales mention the the two courts of Faerie. Sometimes they may be called the Seelie and the Unseelie, or perhaps the Summer Court and the Winter Court. Neither is wholly good nor wholly bad, though for humans, neither is wholly healthy. In Lumina and the Goblin King there are two courts as well. Though …

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“Don’t steal from the goblins… Because every debt comes due, eventually. And even deeds done with the best intentions often come at a price. Some things are worth the price though, what ever it might be. A dying kitten and a rash decision will lead one kind-hearted sprite to make that choice. She will learn …

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