Isis (Aset)—Goddess and Queen of Egypt

Now a days, when we hear the name Isis, we automatically think of terrorism and destruction. This is mostly thanks to the media continually using it to refer to a group known for these attributes, which has actually switched between many different acronyms in short periods of time. However, the name Isis once was revered, … Continue reading Isis (Aset)—Goddess and Queen of Egypt

Ancient Egyptian Names

Have you ever considered your name? What does it mean as a whole? What does it represent? In ancient Egypt, names were vital to a person's life and afterlife. One of the five elements of man. It defined with a single expression their personality, their essence, and in some cases, their power. Because of this, names of ancient Egypt were … Continue reading Ancient Egyptian Names

Ketch’s Sketches: Bleeding Out (The Broken Heart Series #1)

Sometimes you can't see how much pain somebody feels. This is a first of a series of sketches: the biological, the symbolic, and the mechanical. A heart battered, broken, and bruised by a series of events that occurred last summer. When shedding tears wasn't enough, I poured everything I was feeling into my novels and sketches while listening to Imagine Dragons, particularly their song Bleeding Out. Fortunately, my heart has … Continue reading Ketch’s Sketches: Bleeding Out (The Broken Heart Series #1)

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Since they no longer publish full reports for our blog posts, I screen snapped some of the more important information. For instance, you don't need this summary to know that all my giveaway posts did the best. Next year, however, that's going … Continue reading 2014 in review

The Weighing of the Heart: the Sins and Virtues of the Descendants of Isis

In my series, the Descendants of Isis, one of the ancient beliefs I refer to regularly, especially when it comes to Seth O’Keefe’s sacrifice, is the Weighing of the Heart. In saving Natti, a sin in itself, Seth has given up his god’s protection over his heart, and with it, his chances of an eternal … Continue reading The Weighing of the Heart: the Sins and Virtues of the Descendants of Isis

Five Egyptian Gods You Don’t Want to Cross

The ancient Egyptians worshipped numerous gods and goddesses. A result of the unification of the country’s many territories. Unfortunately, they are now considered remnants and images of a past civilization that lived thousands of years ago. Even so, there were a few of the divine, despite any good intentions, you wouldn’t what to meet first … Continue reading Five Egyptian Gods You Don’t Want to Cross

{Guest Post} S.M. Hineline: Inventing a Creation Myth + Giveaway

I’ve loved reading for as long as I can remember, I loved it so much that once my father grounded me from reading in an effort to get me to do my math homework.  Everything about sinking into a book and exploring a new world, or visiting a well-loved world, speaks to me.  Books are … Continue reading {Guest Post} S.M. Hineline: Inventing a Creation Myth + Giveaway

Musical Spark Notes of My Life

Funny how things just hit you. I was driving, listening to my favorite album, to a song that is close to my heart, when a weird realization came to me. In every stage of my life, there has been a song that I connected with and just became part of me. It's like listening to musical chapters … Continue reading Musical Spark Notes of My Life

Bookish Holiday Wish List–Part 2 @kelseyketch

Happy December, Everyone!!!! 'Tis the season to start building up your Bookish Wish Lists! Sorry, this sassy elf got caught up in a few things last week. 🙂 I'm still compiling wish lists with the help of all the sweet and spicy girls at YA Bound for this holiday season. Up next is my list: Kelsey Ketch, author of Daughter of Isis. During her … Continue reading Bookish Holiday Wish List–Part 2 @kelseyketch