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Our Mother Creator – The Sauúti Creation Myth

  We finally launched the Sauúti Collective with the online publication of  Our Mother Creator  – the Sauúti Creation Myth ( free to read online ). Hosted by Syllble , ten of us African writers came together to build a science fiction and fantasy world based on African traditions. The ten founding members of the Sauúti Collective defined the parameters of this world, wrote stories set in it and have created a detailed “story bible” describing the settings, history, politics, rules, key groups, motivations and general philosophy of the world, and stories set within it.  I cannot wait for all the stories to be published – all beautiful, poignant pieces. *** Our Mother Creator  – the Sauúti Creation Myth by Stephen Embleton & Wole Talabi, with Art by Akintoba Kalejaye. Wole Talabi and I crafted this piece of imagined mythology, with powerful visuals by Akintoba Kalejaye , which establishes the creation of our fantasy world centred on the Goddess as creator. Formulating the entire Sa