8 Reasons Why This Author is Opting OUT of Digital Rights Management

As a new indie fiction author, I’m opting OUT of Digital Rights Management. Here’s why. [Read more…]

Pagan Fiction Authors Takeover!

What do these fantastic authors have in common? They are all fiction writers, and they are all Pagans! [Read more…]

Witchcraft’s Not a Real Religion, so the Police Won’t Protect You

For police, a hate crime involving property would require the commission of the mischief to be based on bias, prejudice or hate based on religion, race, colour or national or ethnic origin. But Dominique Smith can’t get equal protection under the law because witchcraft isn’t a “real” religion. [Read more…]

An Ordinary Day: My Thoughts on International Women’s Day

Right now, while I am enjoying what is, for me, an ordinary day, women are routinely murdered all over the world for daring to claim these rights which I blithely take for granted. How little I appreciate my blessings. [Read more…]

The Indie Author Community is Awesome!

Since I decided to publish my Wyrd West Chronicles as a self-published serial before I take it to print, I have discovered a whole world out there in the indie author community that I was not expecting, and it’s awesome! [Read more…]

More Than One Way Home: The Medium, the Witch & the Shaman

A few years ago, when I still owned a metaphysical shop, we used to have an open event once a month that we called “The Medium, the Witch and the Shaman.” My friends Lois Gueret (the Medium) and Victoria Willard (the Shaman) and I would propose a topic and invite people to come and discuss it, from our various perspectives. [Read more…]

Pagan Fiction Authors Coming Together!

On Sunday, March 12, I’m hosting a Facebook event to bring Pagan fiction writers and readers together. [Read more…]

What Terrorism Means #AvecQuebec

When terrorism strikes in Canada, we hold vigils. We cry a lot. We get angry. We defend each other. And then we go back to work and get on with our lives. The truth is that a terrorist of any stripe is just a lunatic with a gun, trying to force us to do what we know is wrong. [Read more…]

Book Review: Too Wyrd by Sarah Buhrman

Too Wyrd is is a fabulous romp that is at times funny, exciting, and even a little scary, that comes across something like Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files meets American Gods. [Read more…]

Book Review: The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard

The Drowned World by J.G. Ballard My rating: 2 of 5 stars Read for the Apocalypse Now! Reading Challenge and the SF Masterworks Reading Challenge. Method of the world’s destruction: fluctuations in solar radiation melt the polar ice caps, causing massive flooding in most of the world’s major cities, rising heat, and heavy rains that [Read More…]