An update on my progress with Lycanthrope.
Here are a few notes about my progress on Lycanthrope and on writing in general.
I found this while surfing Twitter today. I dare say that this is the closest you will ever come to seeing an actual werewolf in action. Now, you understand why … Continue reading Werewolf in Action (Theoretically)
As two of my published stories, “Shapeshifter” and “Wolfsheim”, concern werewolves, I thought I would write a post expressing my thoughts on werewolves and lycanthropy. This is not a scholarly … Continue reading Thoughts on Werewolves and Lycanthropy
Here is an amusing article for fans of cinematic werewolves: The Good, The Bad and The Terrible ; Werewolves | The Horror Online.
On a side note, I find werewolves a fascinating fictional creature with a lot of as yet unexplored literary possibilities. I love them as a symbol of the dual nature of humanity: civilized person under most circumstances, but with the possibility of releasing, whether willingly or not, a dark, inner animalistic nature and suddenly converting into a horrific, bloodthirsty monster. I started a werewolf/lycanthrope novel of my own many years ago, and perhaps one day I will complete it.
Those of you unfamiliar with the distinction between a werewolf and a lycanthrope please note the following. A werewolf is a man (or woman) that actually changes into a wolf. Werewolves exist only in fiction. A lycanthrope is a person who believes that he or she changes into a wolf. These do exist, but are rare. For more information on this condition, please visit the Wikipedia article on Clinical Lycanthropy.