In “The Witch’s Witness,” the system of magic has a religious-like lore behind it. There’s an existing mythology about the source of witches’ magic.
When it comes to holidays with a good witch story, the natural one to come to mind is Halloween. But it turns out Christmas has a famous witch, too. Magic and lore have a long camaraderie with the Christmas season. In the centuries before electricity, the shortened hours of daylight and cold weather drove peopleContinue reading “The legend of La Befana, the Christmas Witch”
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.
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?”