Character Development, Cryptozoology, Greek Folklore, Mythological Creature Archive, Writing prompt

Mythological Creature; Alseid, the nymph of the poet Homer’s glen and grove

Homer, according to Encyclopedia Britannica, lived in the 9th or 8th century bce?, In Ionia? [now in Turkey]), presumed author of the Iliad and the Odyssey

Character Development, Cryptozoology, For Kids, Magical Realism, Short Story, Writerly Tips

The Cyclops boy – A short story

"Mr. Coral, here at Children's Hospital, we accept only the best in the field. We are ranked 3rd in the nation and we are not about to hire someone who can't keep up with the rigor of this internship. I'm sorry but you simply aren't a good fit for us."

Character Development, Cryptozoology, For Kids, Short Story, Writerly Tips

So, you want to be a *magical zoologist?* FOR KIDS

Scientists say we're in the 6th great planetary extinction, called the “Holocene Extinction” - the extinction of the human era. This predicament has made zoologists more important than ever.

Character Development, Cryptozoology, For Kids, Short Story, Writerly Tips

So, you want to be a Cryptozoologist? FOR KIDS!

Cryptozoology is a field of science and subculture, which started in the 1950's. According to Wikipedia, it aims to prove the existence of entities from the folkloric record, such as Bigfoot, the Chupacabra, or the Loch Ness Monster.