I received word this morning about a forthcoming book. A very fucking important forthcoming book - Becoming Dangerous : A Book About Ritual And Resistance. I swiftly went to investigate - meant I was late for work, but it didn't mater though because books are everything - and it immediately dawned on me that Becoming … Continue reading Becoming Dangerous : A Book About Ritual And Resistance
I always need more poetry in my life. Always. I do read poetry online, and I'm immensly grateful for poetry online. But it can't give me that same strong sense of deep satisfaction that holding a book and reading from it does. It used to be easier to indulge my curiosity when there was that … Continue reading 6 Books Of Deep, Dark Poetry That I Need
I am reading a lot of short stories right now...but the majority I'm abandoning half-way through because they're not satisfying me enough. Nowhere near in fact. And it's really bloody disappointing. A good, strong, memorable (ideally terrifying) short story can be as nourishing as a hot meal after a hard day. Dissatisfied with my reading … Continue reading Writing In The Dark : 3 Prompts For Short Stories
How late am I to this crate subscription thing? I have the feeling it's been quite a long while since it kicked off, at least a couple of years. But like usual, I'm late to the party and scrabbling to catch up. My first introduction to the craze was via Witch Casket and Wioleth, who … Continue reading 4 Wyrd Crates I Want To Subscribe To Today
My Sacred Spaces Libraries have been an invaluable resource for me from since before I could walk. They have been my go-to safe and sacred spaces, my own little universes. The world could throw whatever it wanted at me, I always had libraries. I can walk into a library feeling horribly depressed, and within a … Continue reading Reading In The Dark : Library Haul
Folks, please make an old woman happy and submit art work or writing OR both for the relaunch issue of Wyrd Words And Effigies magazine!!! You have 7 days left to submit. I want to build this up to be the premier dark arts and literary mag out there...
If you're interested in appearing in Issue 2 of Wyrd Words & Effigies Magazine (the first issue can be found here) please don't wait to long to submit your art or creative writing, as the deadline closes on the 15th of September. If you need more information, creep on over to the submissions page. If … Continue reading 15 Days Left To Submit To The Magazine