Monsters – not just for fantasy writers

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Geek Sphinx by Mage Cat

Last week I considered metamorphosis – prompted by listening¬† to Dame Marina Warner at The Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairytale and Fantasy. Whilst I was pondering unnerving transformations, images of many strange mythical hybrid creatures came to mind (some prompted by this month’s Mslexia.)¬† What is their attraction – and what does it matter to modern storytelling? Continue reading