Below you will find modern day and medieval information, as well as insights from the myth and magic communities from websites and books that I have used in my Sword of Ferbandey novel-in-progress and the Fedontan realm.
- Irish weather can wreck havoc on our Fedontan travelers.
- A guide to speaking with an Irish accent (VIDEO) was used to to help me create a personality or two.
- Cornish Piskies (Pixies) have their own special history in England.
- Giants of Cornwall are part of the picture in Fedtona.
- The Mermaid of Zennor and other Cornish Mermaids are well known in that part of the world.
- Devon Myth and Legends abound!
- Inspiring places The Kelpies Helix Park, Scotland. Harry Potter Creature VaultKelpies
- The Scriptorium is “A Collection of All Things Medieval.”
- Daily life in medieval Ireland was interesting!
- A Glossary of Medieval Words is available here.
- Travel was a little different back then They could travel by horse, ship, or foot.
- Food from the middle ages had a flavor all its own.
- Witchcraft history plays a role in how we look at dynamics in Fedonta too.
(Title highlights are links to a web version or to GoodReads.)
- The Harry Potter Lexicon website has a Hogwarts: JKR’s Map that is hand drawn.
- King Arthur stories are always valuable for constructing stories related to the middle ages.
- Wizard books abound and offer some great insights.
- Wizardology (purchase here)
- A Practical Guide to Wizardry (purchase here)
- The Wizardology Handbook: A Course for Apprentices (purchase here)
- The Sorcerer’s Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter (purchase here)
- Dragons can’t be ignored in the fantasy world.
- There are lots of fantastical beasts to learn about.