December 4, 2020

People are often pleasantly surprised to discover that the real reason they don’t like writing and can’t manage to keep a journal (or think their handwriting sucks) is because they’re using shitty tools. All pens are not equal. Here, I share a few tips and sing the praises of my favorite witches’ weapon. Read more

November 29, 2020

A friend recently remarked that they appreciated how, after all these years writing and creating videos online, and with all the changes that have taken place in witchcraft communities, I’ve never stopped identifying as Wiccan. It’s true that Wicca seems to be increasingly falling out of favor–for all kinds of reasons–and it’s also true that I periodically take flak for it. But here I am! In this latest video, I share some of my feelings and relate why it’s been… Read more

November 22, 2020

I’ve made a lot of mistakes in more than two decades of practicing witchcraft. Some have been silly, and others have had farther reaching consequences. I spent some time reflecting, and came up with these five that I think of as my biggest. Read more

October 30, 2020

I loved it. Here’s why! Read more

August 23, 2020

When a person writes books, travels to speak at festivals, blogs on a major platform, or has a substantial social media following, we often assume that that’s what they do for a living, especially in magical communities. But lots of us have day jobs, and that’s fine! It doesn’t make anyone less of a witch. Read more

July 30, 2020

What do we do when our heroes disappoint us? Who should we be looking to for validation and support? Read more

July 22, 2020

“Baby” can be a term of endearment, and I think people should be allowed to call themselves whatever they want, but we often use “baby witch” when we’re trying to be disparaging. It’s also important to remind beginners that they still have agency. Read more

May 23, 2020

If witchcraft is a craft (in addition to being a religion, as it is for many of us), then what exactly is the “craft”? And how often do we have to be engaging in that craft in order to really be witches? For a lot of people–both witches and non-witches–we immediately think of spells. Witches do spells! Of course they do, we think. But what exactly are spells? And how many do you have to do before you know you’re a witch? Read more

February 15, 2020

We’re lucky today, because there are so many exciting new books coming out all the time. It can often be difficult to choose (and if you don’t have to choose, please read them all)! Here are my picks from the last two years. Read more

February 11, 2020

Books don’t make people authorities by themselves. They are often good indicators, but we are living in a time where practically anyone with time, money, and influence can publish. We all still need to be using our best judgment when we approach text. Read more

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