February 16, 2018

Diversity is shaping up to be the word of the decade. From the White House to the Oscars to literature, it’s a hot topic. As it should be. As both an author and reader, I’m taking steps to curb the gross bias against non-white, non-hetero, and disabled people in our literature. I’m reading more diverse…

June 6, 2016

I’m a summer child. My birthday is just one week before the solstice, and the summer is when I come fully alive. I love the heat. I love long, languid days and soft, humid nights. I love sunshine, and light, and bright colors. Someone once likened me to a butterfly; saying that I break out…

January 27, 2016

Every Winter Solstice, I set an intention for the solar year to come. This year, my intention was balance, and so far so good, I think, but there’s been another lesson/struggle that keeps coming up along with it. What I’ve figured out, is if you want balance, what you really need is ACCEPTANCE and PATIENCE. You…

About Me

Gwen is a scientist, philosopher, and artist of many forms who loves yoga, astrology, pin-up fashion, and all furry creatures. When not hiking or taking in a burlesque show, she can be found in her favorite cozy chair sipping tea (or tequila) and writing dark paranormal stories that don’t always end happily, but leave her characters satisfied none the less.


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    by gwenmitchellauthor ✦ ☾ ⋆ ❝Remember who you are. Nikolai knew. He was a king who had only begun to make mistakes. He was a soldier for whom the war would never
  • Happy Solstice!  We are now at the halfway point
    by gwenmitchellauthor ✨☀️Happy Solstice!☀️✨ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We are now at the halfway point of the solar year, and that has me reflecting back on the intentions I set on the last solstice and
  •    The first draft is just you telling
    by gwenmitchellauthor ✦ ☾ ⋆ ❝The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.❞ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ —Terry Pratchett ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This photo makes me so happy. I’ve been so scattered lately, trying
  •    What are your big dreams? Like not
    by gwenmitchellauthor ✦ ☾ ⋆ What are your big dreams? Like, not your “I want to go to Hogwarts” dreams, but the ones that you could actually make come true in your
  •    You think very little of me dont
    by gwenmitchellauthor ✦ ☾ ⋆ ❝You think very little of me, don't you?’ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ‘On the contrary. I think very highly of you and become disappointed when you do not live up