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Most people are terrified of the idea of dragons. And yes, we should be, because the idea of a dragon is meant to be frightening. But not everything we fear is evil. Dominic and Katy go back to basics with dragons in storytelling, the purpose of a symbol, and why context is critical to understand its meaning. Then they talk about the 3 kinds of dragons present in western tradition, and how modern day has gifted us a new kind of dragon that we must learn to honor and respect. Most importantly, we hope this panel and these opinions help parents, authors, and readers discuss dragons with greater nuance.
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ABOUT THIS SHOW: The LegendFiction Show
The show for faith-inspired fiction writers to delve deeper, write wilder, and have fun with storytelling. Join Joe, Katy, and Dominic, three creative writers and deliberate dorks, coming to you from the community at LegendFiction. Lets nerd out on the numinous, explore worlds of imagination, meddle with movies, and spellbind with storytelling. Got a story idea you want us to riff on in the next show? Drop a comment, or send us a message. Questions, fan mail, and Hogwarts invites are all welcome anytime!
ABOUT DOMINIC DE SOUZA
A young, Catholic dad and novelist passionate about worldbuilding and faith-inspired fiction. Dominic is a graduate from the Writer’s Institute for Children’s Literature, self-published a children’s novel, and works full time as a marketer and graphic designer. He is married, with a small girl and a smaller corgi. When not reading or watching shows in his downtime, he’s recording podcasts and procrastinating about writing more stories.
ABOUT KATY CAMPBELL
Katy is a humor writer and lover of fairy tales. As a homeschool graduate from New Jersey, she published her first children’s novel, Martha and Chip, at the age of nineteen. She studied entertainment media at John Paul the Great University in San Diego. There she met her husband, and returned with him to his home state of Washington. She is the first LegendFiction mentor.
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