#FabulousFridayGuestBlogger: End of Day by Mae Clair

Check out this post from Marcia Meara’s blog featuring the fabulous Friday guest Blogger with Mae Clair

The Write Stuff

Hello, fabulous followers of Marcia’s blog! I’m delighted to be here today as the featured guest blogger. Many thanks to Marcia for generously offering up space for me chat about my latest book—and folklore.

I’ve long held a passion for archaic legends, so it’s only natural those threads creep into most novels I write. In my latest, End of Day, I touch on myths revolving around church grims and burial. If you’re unfamiliar, a church grim is a spirit that stands guard over a chapel graveyard. The grim usually takes the form of a large black dog and is tasked with protecting those buried in the cemetery. It repels predators from the Netherworld including night demons, wights, and phantoms.

an old cemetery with weathered gravestones and a gnarled twisted tree in the background

In days rife with superstition, the custom was to bury a dog alive under the cornerstone of a church. People believed the first soul in a graveyard was responsible for…

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5 thoughts on “#FabulousFridayGuestBlogger: End of Day by Mae Clair

  1. Thanks so much for sharing this, Don. I was thrilled to have Mae Clair help me re-launch the #FabulousFridayGuestBlogger feature on TWS, and she did a bang-up job. Fantastic post for a fantastic series. I hope your followers will enjoy checking it out!

    And btw, I’ll be contacting you soon about setting up a date to do one of these, yourself, and I hope it’s something you’d like to take part in. Sure would enjoy having you on The Write Stuff.

    Thanks again! 🙂

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