The work of several Level 3 (senior) students taking the Supernatural Beings and Demons of Ancient Egypt course at Swansea University had their articles accepted for Inscriptions, the Newsletter of the Friends of the Egypt Centre (May 2014 edition).
Compared to some ancient religions, the Egyptian gods were pretty chill. They rarely tried to wipe out humanity, get in drunken bar brawls with their own followers, or eat their own babies — although "rarely" is not "never," and Ra, Horus and the rest definitely had their moments of divine dickishness. Here are a few.
Last month I was tagged on the Meet My Main Character blog tour on My Sweet Delirium by Christa Wojo.
Here are the rules
The taggee must write a post answering the same seven questions about their MC. Then the taggee becomes the tagger and chooses five other authors. It’s sort of like a chain letter with all the potential to become a global virus.
So sorry, dear characters...
We’ll be hanging out all your dirty laundry for everyone to see. You better put on your dark sunglasses and prepare to fend off the paparazzi.
New hypotheses, though, attest to Nubian civilizations being the origin of ancient Egypt. In other words, the ancient Nubians were the progenitors, and their cattle-based culture, the precursor of the Egyptian civilization.
Shonda Brock's insight:
"It is reasonable to presume that the status of royal women in ancient Nubia was far more significant than in ancient Egypt."
Shonda Brock shares her "what if" story as a guest on Alicia McCalla's blog.
"Have you ever been dying to tell a story, yet at the same time afraid to tell it? I don’t mean just any around-the-way tale, but a true story that happened to you and no one else knows. I’m talking about every time you think to open your mouth to tell it, your heart starts pounding, your tongue becomes the Sahara Desert and the fear of saying it out loud makes you change your mind." Read more http://ow.ly/vl8NN ;