New Year, New World…What Now?

 “We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.” ~Joseph Campbell The Grand Conjunction commenced on December 20th. We have stepped through the portal of the portended ‘Age of Aquarius.’ What is next?  We are in what is called the … 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

The Celtic Imram

The ancient Celts told epic stories of voyages across the seven seas in a boat. The destination—to travel uncharted waters, to go beyond the ninth wave, to the golden lands of the Otherworld. The travelers embarked on what they called an Imram. The Imram is an allegory for a soul quest, a spiritual journey, a … Read more

$100 Reader Giveaway

Your chance to win a $100 Amazon eGift Card. Enter everyday if you’d like through April 26th, 2020. While entering, check out the 13 top-rated, award-winning e-books by authors who have sponsored this contest. My visionary fiction novel, Carry on the Flame: Destiny’s Call is one of those featured. Supporting the authors who have teamed … Read more

Amazon $100 Reader Giveaway – and Carry on the Flame: Destiny’s Call

Your chance to win a $100 Amazon eGift card.Enter (everyday if you want) through April 26th. My Visionary Fiction novel Carry on the Flame: Destiny’s Call (award-winning and best-selling) is one of 13 books offered. Enter here If you like The Mists of Avalon, you’ll love Carry on the Flame: Destiny’s Call. Humanity is in … Read more

Beltaine Celebration Novel Excerpt

May 1st marks the ancient Celtic Festival called Beltaine. The word Beltaine means the magic of flowers. It is the season where nature’s life force reawakens from winter’s deep slumber, bringing us the budding and blossoms of spring. We feel the vitality of summer approaching, its greening energy courses through our veins. Fecundity abounds, making … Read more

Winter Solstice Blessings

Avebury, England at winter, photo by Chris Turner Winter Solstice, Yule, December 21, is the longest night of the Wheel of the Year’s annual cycle of seasonal festivals. The power of the sun is at is lowest point. But from this day onward, the sun experiences a rebirth, where each day we will begin to see more … Read more

Festival of Beltaine – May 1st

“I want to do with you what the spring does with the cherry trees” ~Pablo Neruda The first day of May has been celebrated for thousands of years as the season of fertility, when nature displays her beauty, juiciness, and the fecundity that brings about new life. In the Celtic tradition, this is called Beltaine, … Read more

My free novel & National Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month and March 8th is International Women’s Day – an annual commemoration to celebrate women’s achievements throughout history and across nations. I’ve listed links to a few resources you might find interesting during this month, including an article depicting the life of the seemingly fearless pioneer of investigative journalism, Nellie … Read more