Funny thing about gods, the way they get a point across. When I was waiting to learn if I would become a writer for The Wild Hunt last summer, I made a deal with Athena: help make this happen, and I’d knit her a scarf. Knitting, it turns out, is a bit of a bitchContinue reading “Mark”
A large number of people told me what they think of the Percy Jackson books, and when I wrote my article I didn’t use almost any of it. I found myself fascinated by the kids’ perspective, which is so often minimized in every situation, and made it all about them. In fact, I wish I’dContinue reading “With apologies to my sources”
After expressing my opinions on Percy Jackson, I find myself assigned an article on the topic for The Wild Hunt. I’d like to talk to Hellenists who love, hate, or are ambivalent about these books, so long as you’ve got reasons and can explain them! However, I also want to talk to the kids whoContinue reading “Hellenists and Pagan parents, can you help a reporter out?”
The Percy Jackson books are decried as terrible by many Hellenists, but I say they are a gift from the gods.