From those that go bump in the night to ones that offer hope, mythical creatures and monsters are abound in fiction. You can find them in anything from horror to science fiction and fantasy. But where do our ideas for creatures to scare or inspire come from? Throughout October, Writing Roots will be delving into the myths of monsters across the world to help bring inspiration for anyone seeking to write a classic creature or one with a bit of a twist.
It’s time to think on a large scale. Or rather, about the large-scale creatures. Giants have been part of myth and legends for a very long time, though surprisingly, mostly in European-based countries. In this episode, Ley and Leigh explore stories of giants and other creations of large stature.
First aired October 12, 2020.