Fancy a Cup of Tea with Lacey and Cian? A Hearth Magic Giveaway!

My second novel, Hearth Magic, will be available in e-book and paperback February 2nd through Shadow Spark Publishing! To celebrate this novel of romance, redemption, and kitchen magic, I thought it would be fun to give away some goodies! One lucky winner (from the US or Canada) will receive: A signed paperback of Hearth MagicContinue reading “Fancy a Cup of Tea with Lacey and Cian? A Hearth Magic Giveaway!”

Time to Inhale and Exhale Deeply

Yesterday, after a long week with several ups and downs, I submitted my third manuscript to my publisher for developmental edits. I’m expecting my first round of revisions in two weeks. In the meantime, I have no other pressing deadlines aside from interviews and promoting my upcoming book, HEARTH MAGIC. I have no other contractedContinue reading “Time to Inhale and Exhale Deeply”

Hearth Magic Cover Reveal and Blurb!

I’ve been pretty quiet on my blog because I’ve been a writing, revising, and editing machine these past few months! My debut novel, River Magic, released on Samhain, but I couldn’t sit around celebrating too long! I had to dive back into the thick of things to get its sequel ready for you! Hearth MagicContinue reading “Hearth Magic Cover Reveal and Blurb!”

The River on a Cold, Rainy December Day

While out grabbing some last minute groceries before a massive snow storm, I stopped by Alexandria Bay to say hello to the river. I wanted to show you how I imagine the water looking in my book River Magic when Lacey falls in one cold, December day. The St. Lawrence is not frozen over yet,Continue reading “The River on a Cold, Rainy December Day”

River Magic on Tour! (Virtually)

May I offer you a whimsical diversion from all the stress of 2020? Perhaps you’d like to join me on a virtual book tour with Storytellers on Tour this week! It’s a socially distanced celebration of my novel River Magic! As you can see from the schedule above, there will be several amazing stops alongContinue reading “River Magic on Tour! (Virtually)”

River Magic: a Love Letter to my Pagan Community

Blessed Samhain! River Magic, my debut novel featuring modern Pagans and a friends-to-lovers romance, is officially available today! I can now say I’m a published novelist. Wow. That’s something I’ve been striving toward since I was very young. It’s been a long journey of self-doubt, drafting, revising, wading into the publishing industry, reclaiming my dreams,Continue reading “River Magic: a Love Letter to my Pagan Community”

My Review of “Paganism for Beginners” by Althaea Sebastiani

Paganism for Beginners: The Complete Guide to Nature-Based Spirituality for Every Seeker is a much-needed addition to Earth-based spiritual literature. While there are other books on this topic, prolific author Althaea Sebastiani has breathed new life into the genre of “Pagan 101.” Bright and colorful, the text is a joy to hold and see. IContinue reading “My Review of “Paganism for Beginners” by Althaea Sebastiani”

River Magic: Cover Reveal and Pre-Order!

River Magic: A Rituals of Rock Bay Novel by M. A. Phillips Budding clairvoyant Lacey Moran seeks to understand her dreams and find her life’s purpose along the St. Lawrence River. If only her visions of silver arms and Cian O’Connor’s blue eyes were easier to understand! The pieces begin coming together when she encountersContinue reading “River Magic: Cover Reveal and Pre-Order!”

Professor McGillicuddy’s Flammable Notions and Sundries: a Review

I recently received a box of divine smelling goodies from the new Professor McGillicuddy’s Flammable Notions and Sundries*. Crafted by a practicing Pagan of twenty years, the creator lovingly began making seasonal incense for his circle’s celebrations. With an emphasis on local and ethically harvested ingredients, I could immediately appreciate the shop’s values and mission.Continue reading “Professor McGillicuddy’s Flammable Notions and Sundries: a Review”