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 4, 2016

I’m a little late in posting this, but every year I set an intention for the coming solar year on the Winter Solstice. Last year, my intention was growth, and it was definitely a year of growth and expansion in many ways!  I have a tendency to beat myself up about not meeting all of…

March 16, 2015

I have been remiss at blogging lately.  A lot of things have been shifting and realigning around me, and when that happens, I’ve learned to just let go of the reins and trust that balance will return.  It makes sense that life would feel chaotic right now. We are approaching a major astrological power-punch.  This…

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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
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    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
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    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