Japanese Mermaids: Who were the Ama?

This is part of a series exploring Japan while I research the history and culture of Japan for my book series, The Messengers. Feel free to point out any errors or if you have anything to add! There were never very many traditional professions for women in Japan, but one that still continues are the…

Pronunciation Guide for The Messengers

So I'm including extra content here, today it's a pronunciation guide of some of my characters and places. Countries, Places, Kingdoms. Maylin- MAY-LIN Solan- Soul-Lawn Gouruu- Goo-rue Meiling- May-ling Birabetsu- Bi-rah-beh-tsu Sovah- So-vah Zhanzar- zan-zar People Kimiko- Kee-mee-co Kage- pronounced like Cage Lian- Lee-anne Ichrio- Eye-chee-row Aimi- Ah-ee-mee Hayato- hah-yah-to Macha- Ma-chaw Miu- mee-oo Maiya-…