Yule around the corner…

MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest

Greetings friends and visitors.

It has been a while since I’ve written here. The year has been hard and busy and full in ways I never anticipated when it began.

That said, Thanksgiving is past and December’s chill is in the air.  And for my Dragon-loving friends, I have news to share:

My new book, Llewellyn’s Little Book of Dragons, is now available to be preordered either from Llewellyn or Amazon. A delightfully scaly hardcover book full of Dragon tips, lore, and even a couple of brand-new Dragon tales. It will be officially our February 8th – a perfect Valentine’s present for the dracophile near and dear to your heart.

And for those of you looking for something draconic for this year’s Yule, Dragons for Beginners is available now.

As I say around Dragons Nest, a little Dragon under the Yule tree or Chanukah bush is…

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Monsters Beyond the Dragon-Fire

Sharing the wisdom of Dragons….

MacKENZIE's Dragon's Nest

These are the days of spooks and goblins, ghosts and ghouls. Days when spirits cross between worlds and ban-sidhe wails ride the winds. Perfect time to stir the embers of nightmares: binge on horror flicks, attend a séance, visit a haunted house. Court the monsters of the shadows and the things that go bump in the night.

Long ago, when our ancestors huddled together in fire-warmed caves, just living was a frightful proposition. In the darkness lurked bears and lions, serpents and birds of prey, all much larger and fiercer than their modern kin. And, most frightening of all, there were Dragons.

Rightly or wrongly, they haunted ancient dreams and struck terror in primeval hearts. It’s an understandable turn of events in a draconically unenlightened world. Even today, though our interspecies relations are at a passing level of détente, I know a Dragon or two who still get quite kick…

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