Category Archives: Folklore

The Grey Sisters

Magic crones are legion in folklore and mythology. Sometimes they offer wise advice to the virtuous. At others, they curse the innocent. Some infamous crones, such as Baba Yaga, have been known to do both or either according to their … Continue reading

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Pretty Peg

To promote the release of my ebook, “Gretel,” which revolves around a former pirate’s quest to save her daughter from a trio of hungry crones, I tweeted a thread about Pretty Peg for my Pirate Women of April series. Those … Continue reading

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Queen Teuta of Illyria, the Terror of the Adriatic

To promote the release of my ebook, “Gretel,” which revolves around a former pirate’s quest to save her daughter from a trio of hungry crones, I tweeted a thread about Queen Teuta of Illyria for my Pirate Women of April … Continue reading

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Jacquotte Delahaye, or “Back from the Dead Red”

To promote the release of my ebook, “Gretel,” which revolves around a former pirate’s quest to save her daughter from a trio of hungry crones, I tweeted a thread about Jacquotte Delahaye for my Pirate Women of April series. Those … Continue reading

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Queen Artemisia

The tale of Queen Artemisia of Halicarnassus, who ruled on land and at sea. Continue reading

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The Pirate Women of April

To promote my forthcoming ebook, “Gretel,” which centers around a former pirate’s quest to rescue her daughter from a trio of crones, I will be blogging and Tweeting this month about famous legendary and historical women pirates. Tune into this … Continue reading

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Alfhild the Pirate Princess

For International Women’s Day and Folklore Thursday, I tweeted a thread about the Viking princess, Alfhild, who gave up princessing for piracy. I have compiled the tweets and GIFs below for posterity. I’ll be doing a whole blog series and … Continue reading

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