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3 Mythical Creature Games to Inspire Your Child's Inner Enchanter

3 Mythical Creature Games to Inspire Your Child's Inner Enchanter

Mythical creatures are, by nature, already creative. So just the act of a kids' contemplating them is pretty wild. When a client asked me to write an article on how to make mythical creatures even more mind-blowing then, was I up to the challenge? 

You bet your wizard that I was. 

To come up with the games, no lie, I kept a few lists of mythical words with me for a whole day, and I looked at it every time I had a second of down time. 

It's a weird approach, but I annihilated the "be creative" requirement. And I have no doubt now that parents who do one of these ideas will delight their little gremlins and fairies. 

Plus, the client was super pleased. I delivered a product that went above and beyond in both creativity, imagery, and readability. 

The article was ridiculously media-rich; they used all 13 original images that I submitted. This is a rare event, indeed. Some images will take me 2 days to capture correctly - from lighting, equipment, child cooperation, other time restraints and commitments, all the way to my creative mood. Each image is a colossal effort. So when all my submissions are used, I rejoice. 

The only bad news is that means there's no outtakes to share with you here on my site. Something tells me though....you'll survive.

Are you excited to see the final product? I'm delighted to share it with you. Here it is. 3 Mythical Creature Games to Inspire Your Child's Inner Enchanter. Or Merman. Or Druid. Or Unicorn. 

I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed crafting it. 

P.S. - If I can use what I learned to offer a bit of advice for freelance writers, use a thesaurus as an idea-generator, not just a communication tool 

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