A to Z Blogging Challenge, Day 4: D Is For Domovoi

“Domovoi” by Ivan Bilibin, 1934

In our upcoming release from LooseId, we feature a creature called a domovoi.  Small, generally male, domovoi are a boon to a good housekeeper and a plague to a bad one.  In Russian, the word dom means house.

One of the best parts about writing is being able to incorporate our favorite elements in our stories.  I love mythology and finding references to faeries, the fey, and other folklore.  I adore Russian folklore, full of strange creatures like rusalkas, Baba Yaga and her house on chicken legs, and domovois.

What are your favorite folklore or faerie tales?

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