Book Review: Circe by Madeline Miller

I first encountered the figure of Circe at the age of nine as I worked on a project detailing Greek and Roman myth. At the time, she was just another mythological entity, but thirteen years later she has blossomed into being for me through Madeline Miller's Circe. I had never thought to wonder what Circe's…

Brainstorming

If there is one thing I love, it's talking to someone about a story. Not even my own story, but just being a sounding board. There's something about the creativity of others that I just find so fun and interesting. I have a deep affection for my friends, and my writing friends (Shout out to…

Storytelling

For the past two Classical Mythology lessons I have gone to the focus has moved away from lectures to storytelling. There are many options for our final project in that class, but the one I am going for is to write an adaptation of a myth. All of the prompts have to do with storytelling,…

Bellerophon

On Thursday our topic in Classical Mythology was Bellerophon. Bellerophon was one of the Heroes of Ancient Greek myth, and his story is particularly important because it covers what happens to him after all of his trials are over and he settles down into his life post-heroic deeds. To give you some back story on…