[Bards] writing a saga

Fitzmorgan at aol.com Fitzmorgan at aol.com
Thu Aug 21 13:55:52 PDT 2003

   Got to the Links section of the kingdom bardic page. ( bard.ansteorra.org ) The top link on alliterative poetry takes you to a page with lots of information on alliterative poetry and the links section on that page will take you to lots and lots of pages that should be of help to you.  

Robert Fitzmorgan

In a message dated 8/21/2003 4:15:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time, lymadelina at yahoo.com writes:

> I am attempting to write my first saga, and would like
> some pointers.  Does anyone here have a favorite
> website or book that gives good examples?  What, if
> any, is the basic meter one would expect to hear? 
> >From what I can tell, rhyming is pretty much
> non-existant, but alliteration seems to be a plus.  I
> understand some of the sagas are VERY long, but what
> would be the shortest acceptable length?
> Being a Norman, I really should learn more about my
> ancestors, ya' know!
> Many thanks,
> Madelina de Lindesay

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