I Do Not Believe It! What don't I believe? Well, I don't believe it snowed here this morning! It's nearly June, for heaven's sake! And yep, we had snow. It didn't stick around, as the temperature is above zero (just), but it was cold enough that I reluctantly pulled out socks and put them on.
I grew up without a television and in a tiny little wheatbelt town that didn't have any kids my own age in it -- there were only five houses and the one other house that had kids, the kids were all boys. So I read. A lot. Keeping this list to just five major influencers
Elves as they appear in modern fantasy fiction were plucked from Norse mythology, where there were High and Dark Elves, and the Dark Elves were the forerunners of Dwarves as we know them in fantasy fiction. But Wood Elves were not part of Norse mythology. They have evolved from the light and dark Norse elves
This is a continuation of the It's just a Job series, that has survived the loss of the blog, transition to the newsletter, newsletter/blog hybrid and back to this blog again. Some of the series can be found on my articles pages, including the most recent installment, Dark Elves, and those such as the Demon Hunter