Sunday, October 7, 2012

Mythology geeks, ahoy!

I would like to introduce you to my new favorite website: 


That's right.  It's a comprehensive online encyclopedia of mythology that is apparently free and reliable!  (<--Most articles appear to have *references*.  Everyone say, "Oooh, ahhhh.")  I can just search Penthesilia or Sir Percival or whatever mythical figure I want and boom--concise summations of their stories at my fingertips!

Some articles even have pictures!  For instance, here's Dido being all weird and clingy as usual.

SO COOL, RIGHT?  (Yes, I get excited about these things.  This is why I'm considering a classical studies major.)

And even though my current WiP is in no way a mythology spinoff (except in the ways that all stories are mythology spinoffs...), mythology definitely influences my storytelling--both consciously and subconsciously, I'm sure. 

Why haven't found this website before??!?!!  DAY MADE. 

Aaaaaand Tyler-Rose is apparently reading a very good book, because when I checked to make sure I should post this today, her response was (intense whisper):  "Don't speak to me!" 

It's The Rose Garden by Susanna Kearsley.  All I know about it is that it includes handsome ghosts. 


  1. This website sounds awesome, not to mention very useful. I'll have to check it out. Thanks for the post!

  2. Have to check this one out. Thanks for the link.

  3. So awesome!

    And The Rose Garden sounds like it must be a good book!

  4. That's really cool! I'm definitely going to bookmark that!