Tag: Arabian Nights

Why Arabian nights?

Inspiration Drowning the Sands of G’desh was inspired by the Old Testament and Arabian Nights. Both books have an incredible amount of unique stories which are not often mimicked in American culture. In my own faith walk, the church focuses on a few stories… Continue Reading “Why Arabian nights?”

G’desh Inspirations: Arabian Nights

Here is a list of my favorite three stories from the first half of Arabian Nights. That’s it. It’s as far as I’ve gotten. I’m working through the second half, and my reading speed is picking up, as, with all things, the more you… Continue Reading “G’desh Inspirations: Arabian Nights”

Egromancer

Egromancer was Sir Richard Burton’s way of saying necromancer. It was based on Middle English forms of the word. He uses it in his translation of Arabian Nights. The egromancer shows up often in the stories. They don’t have specific powers. A horse can fly? That’s… Continue Reading “Egromancer”

Predicament: Prologue or Not Prologue?

I’m looking for any and all advice on this one. It’s got my hands tied and I don’t think my source material is going to help the decision go any easier. Here’s the issue. In my Arabian inspired story, I want it to mimic Arabian… Continue Reading “Predicament: Prologue or Not Prologue?”