As daylight wanes and nature prepares itself for a dormant season, it’s the perfect time to spend more hours indoors with a good book. Here are three of my favorite witchy reads from the past few autumns.
Writing fiction requires authors to ferret out a lot of facts. On the surface, it seems like a paradox. Massive swaths of the story are pure fabrication straight from the author’s imagination. Why would a writer – particularly a fantasy writer like me – need to delve into research? Ah, because the devil – asContinue reading “The (literal) nature of research”
All of my life, I’ve been a daydreamer. I’ve never been sure if I pass more of my hours navigating real life or wandering my imagination. That’s why Halloween always has been near and dear to my heart. It’s one of the rare days in the U.S. when we merge our daily routines with ourContinue reading “Which came first: The writer or the witch?”
It doesn’t take new acquaintances long to learn two things about me: I’m an introvert, and I’m a homebody. When stay-at-home orders first were issued at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, my life didn’t change much. I couldn’t go to the movie theater anymore, and I had to wear a maskContinue reading “How COVID-19 changed my perspective on being an introvert”