Book Review: Metal Never Lies

As someone who honors and serves the Irish goddess, Brigid, you’d think I’d have a greater interest in blacksmithing due to her connections to the anvil. You’d think I would have read more on the topic or perhaps taken a workshop, but you’d be wrong. Well, you would have been wrong up until recently whenContinue reading “Book Review: Metal Never Lies”

Make Room on Your Witch Lit Bookshelves!

A year ago, I was basking in an authorly glow after rapidly publishing three Rituals of Rock Bay novels with Shadow Spark Publishing over several months. The exhaustion had subsided some, and so I set out to once more participate in Camp NaNoWrimo with the very relaxed goal to start plotting a new novel. An idea had taken seed–somethingContinue reading “Make Room on Your Witch Lit Bookshelves!”

Happy Mermay Authors & Artists Appreciation Week!

I’m delighted to participate in author D. H. Willison’s first (hopefully annual) Mermay Authors & Artists Appreciation Week! This is a virtual tour to celebrate mermaids and other denizens of the deep who inspire so many of us. As an author who features a mermaid-type creature in my novels, I simply had to join inContinue reading “Happy Mermay Authors & Artists Appreciation Week!”

Witch Lit Wednesday: The Lost Apothecary

I recently finished reading The Lost Apothecary, a debut novel by Sarah Penner. While not what most would consider Witch Lit, I’m going to make a case for its inclusion in the fold. These days, I normally want to read books with a heavy bit of romance, but a tale about a hidden poison shopContinue reading “Witch Lit Wednesday: The Lost Apothecary”

Book Review: The Return of the Light

While browsing my favorite local bookshop during “Shop Local Saturday,” I came across this little gem tucked among the various winter holiday selections. I was so delighted by the inclusion, I simply had to bring home The Return of the Light: Twelve Tales from Around the World for the Winter Solstice by Carolyn McVickar Edwards.Continue reading “Book Review: The Return of the Light”

Brigid’s Light: Cover Reveal and Pre-Order!

I’m delighted and honored to share that my short story “Sisters” will be published in a new anthology next year through Weiser Publishing! The book is called Brigid’s Light: Tending the Ancestral Flame of the Beloved Celtic Goddess edited by Cairelle Crow and Laura Louella. May my latest story honor Brigid and my Irish ancestors. Currently,Continue reading “Brigid’s Light: Cover Reveal and Pre-Order!”

A Brigit of Ireland Devotional: Sun Among Stars — A Review

As many of you know, I worship and serve the goddess Brigid*. One reason I wrote my novels is out of service to her; to portray modern, polytheistic devotion to her and other members of her godly family. So when I was given the opportunity, I jumped to review an ARC (advanced reader copy) ofContinue reading “A Brigit of Ireland Devotional: Sun Among Stars — A Review”

WitchLit Wednesday: Fermata Cellars

Three things I enjoy: a glass of wine, supporting local farmers, and folklore. Author Gwen Clayton combined all three into an intriguing and entertaining offering of WitchLit. In my last entry (which was in May, my gosh), I explored a loose definition of WitchLit and committed myself to reading and reviewing such titles on myContinue reading “WitchLit Wednesday: Fermata Cellars”

Come to the Magical May Fest with me! (Book Giveaway)

My third novel, Forest Magic, begins a new tradition in the Rock Bay Pagan community – the annual Magical May Fest! The small-town magical festival was inspired by several I’ve attended and helped to organize. In the novel, Lacey and Cian help their friends plan for their first ever multi-group event! Last year, many ofContinue reading “Come to the Magical May Fest with me! (Book Giveaway)”

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!”