Announcements, Magic & Witchcraft, Rain of Ash, Shameless Self-Pimping, Zyne Legacy

Skydancer: Rain of Ash – Release Announcement!

I’m moving “Mystic Monday” to later this week so that I can share a special announcement: It’s here!  It’s finally here!  The first book in my new contemporary fantasy series, The Zyne Legacy has finally arrived on the Kindle shelf!

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I’m so excited about these stories and this world.  I’ll be releasing five Zyne books over the course of the next 18 months, so I hope that readers love the universe and characters as much as I do.
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Magic & Witchcraft, Real Life

Happy Beltane! Fire, Flowers & The Birds and the Bees

sistersBeltane is the Celtic Pagan (and adopted by most Wiccans) spring fertility rite.  It is a celebration of LIFE  symbolized by flowers, feasting, drinking, dancing, bonfires… and what happens when you add all of those things together on a beautiful spring night. 😉  Though the Goddess is ever-present in Celtic Pagan traditions, this holiday focuses more on the God (The Sun/Fire, The Horned One, The Green Man), the male aspect of fertility (phallic symbols, anyone?), and general Spring randiness that’s probably to blame for Pagans getting such a bad rap for their “heathen ways.” LOL. It’s when the fields and livestock were blessed for a good growing season and harvest. I’m not going to detail the history of it – you can read more about it here if you want. Continue reading “Happy Beltane! Fire, Flowers & The Birds and the Bees”