Monthly Archives: June 2014

Why Tweet

In my day job as a protestant minister, writing is interactive. I know my audience, so as I prepare, I often have one or two of them in mind. I know the basic shape of their lives and ¬†easily and … Continue reading

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Talking Greek heroes and heroines with V. L. Locey

We often focus on the gods; who is your favorite hero or heroine? V. L. Locey: So many choices. While I enjoy reading about Heracles and Theseus, I have to say my favorite heroine from classic legends is Atalanta. Sure, … Continue reading

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Greek myths on TV and in movies, a conversation with V L Locey

These stories are retold on TV and movies today; which do you like? dislike?   V. L. Locey: I`ll admit that I am a huge fan of the Percy Jackson novels. Not only because it deals with my favorite gods … Continue reading

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Talking Greek mythology with V. L. Locey

Who do you hate, or at least dislike, but keep seeking out anyway? V. L. Locey: Probably Hades. I think that`s because I chose him as the villain in my Gods & Goats trilogy and I can`t seem to shake … Continue reading

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Talking Greek mythology with V L Locey

Today we ask what is your favorite story from the Greek legends? V. L. Locey: There are a few. I always enjoyed reading about Heracles and his labors. I`m rather fond of the stories told about Atalanta. There aren`t many … Continue reading

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Talking Greek Gods with V L Locey

    This week I am chatting with the author V L Locey about our mutual interest in ancient Greek mythology. The first question is: When the name “Poseidon” is mentioned, kids jump into the conversation. What name from among … Continue reading

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