Celebrate Indie Author Day – Virtually

Each year in celebration of Indie Author Day, libraries and organizations around the world welcome local indie authors and their communities for a day of education, networking, resources, workshop videos, mingling, writing, panels, and so much more. All activities are digitally hosted online this year. Registration is free. The link is in the comment section … Read more

Inspiring Example of Visionary Fiction

  Visionary Fiction inspires, catalyzes, and expands consciousness. One classic example of this reading experience can be found in an excerpt from J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings.” (above excerpt image). Years and worlds apart from our current times, these are such relevant words of inspiring wisdom. They moved me when I read them. … Read more

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We define Visionary Fiction as stories about shifting, changing, and transforming consciousness. If there was a real-life person whose life exemplified these characteristics of Visionary Fiction, it would be the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  We’re all familiar with, and have read about her accomplishments, especially regarding women’s rights, universal justice, and fairness for all. … Read more

Autumn Equinox – Balance and Equilibrium

Autumn Equinox is the perfect balance between day and night, light and dark. Shadows lengthen, colors turn, and the smell of fallen leaves and moist earth are underfoot. Looking to the sky above, we see birds migrate. Summer’s harvest has been gathered. Many earth and land-based spirituality and wisdom traditions, such as the practices of … Read more

Marriage of the Muse and the Mess

I was in a writing group for 14 years. They were my first line readers. I truly appreciated how their frank critiques helped my manuscripts grow into their best versions.  During one writer’s meeting, we pondered the question, “Who writes?” When we sit down at the computer, who is it that comes forward to communicate the … Read more

10 Free Ways to Show Gratitude to the Writers You Love

Authors write in isolation. It is a solitary craft. Perhaps we eventually go on to share our manuscript with trusted friends or family, or perhaps we bring our rough drafts to a critique group or editor. But writing is a basically autonomous craft, and as such, a writer’s life leads us to especially appreciate feedback. … Read more

The origins of the name Goddess of the Stars and the Sea

My five novels are dedicated to, and are part of a collection called, ‘The Goddess of the Stars and the Sea’ series. This ancient Goddess carries the evolutionary force of embodied love. She calls upon a young priestess to assist humankind in their evolutionary transitions through several reincarnations, starting from Atlantis, through to the Dark … Read more

Visionary Fiction and Nature

   In wilderness lies the hope of the world. Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world. ~John Muir I have published articles about the Corona virus and the role of Visionary Fiction in catalyzing sacred and transformational visions. Our visions serve to “imagine a world as we can dream it … Read more

Visionary Fiction and the Global Pandemic

“This is precisely the time when artists go to work… We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.” ~Toni Morrison, author During this turbulent era of the coronavirus, I am sheltering in place, staying at home with my husband and our cats. The situation may or may not have changed by the time you … Read more