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Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Call of the Wild: Wolf Lore, truths and myths every writer should know about wolves.


classes@heartsthroughhistory.com

Hearts Through History Class

Here is the info from their webpage.

Class: Call of the Wild : Wolf Lore, truths and myths every writer should know about wolves
Instructor: Eva Gordon
Dates: October 18 –30, 2010

Registration Deadline: October 17, 2010
Fee: $10/HHRW members, $20/others
Click HERE for Registration Form
FMI: HHRW Campus Coordinator: classes@heartsthroughhistory.com


Class Description:



A two week seminar for writers who are interested in writing about wolves and werewolves in their stories but who want more background on the basic biology and behavior of real wolves. Writers will also learn why the wolf evolved from admired archetype to savage evil nemesis of man.

Part 1.

1. Introduction

2. Wolf Natural History

A. Basic Biology

B. Wolf Behavior

Part 2.

3. Wolf Lore in Europe and Central Asia

A. Wolf as totem

B. Wolf as enemy of man



Bio:

Eva Gordon, BA Zoology, MA Biology, California Secondary Teaching Credential in the Life Sciences. She volunteers as a wildlife educator and has volunteered at the Howling Acres Wolf Sanctuary in Southern Oregon. She loves doing presentations on wolf and werewolf lore. She writes paranormal romance and fantasy novels. She is author of the Wolf Maiden Chronicles. Werewolf Sanctuary is book 1 followed by Beast Warrior: Viking Werewolf and White Wolf of Avalon: Werewolf Knight. With many more coming in the series. Her epic fantasy trilogy, Mystic Stone of the Tenth Realm hopes to find a publisher with the help from her agent. She loves delving into werewolf lore and writes what she calls her ‘werewolfhistoricals’ romance novels. She also pursues non-fiction scholarly research on global werewolf lore.

Eva Gordon
Author of Paranormal and Fantasy Romance
http://www.ravenauthor.com
http://evagordon.blogspot.com/
http://twitter.com/evagordon
ISBN: 978-1-935407-30-0 for Werewolf Sanctuary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jyudh6g4ls8



Format: Course is conducted via Yahoo Groups email with lessons and Q&A

For additional information, contact the Campus Coordinator.

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