New Year again

New Year again

As part of my observing pagan rituals for the past year… (Have I lost anyone yet? No? Perfect.) …I get the opportunity to celebrate the cycle of birth and death much more often than most people. If you read up on the ancient Celts, it seems like every...

A Dark and Busy Season

WOW, I didn’t realize my last post was about Summer Solstice, and here’s Winter Solstice coming right up! (with Samhain this week!) Things have been changing here at TLT, and I have been as busy as all get-out. We’re steering into quieter times...

Realistic Detail

I’ve just finished Dies The Fire, a dystopian thriller set in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. In it **mini-spoiler alert** something causes all electricity to stop working at the same moment. Lots of reactionary, ‘worst-of-humanity’ debacles follow...

Preparing for the Darkest Night

Revisiting Event: Book Reading & Signing (RSVP on facebook link!) 995 Palm St. San Luis Obispo, CA Wed. Dec. 20, 330-5 PM let go of the surface, dive into the dark relinquish hecticity for the calm, chewy center drop down into the earth' rhythms, your rhythms...

Why Writers Write…and All the Rest

(We have two events coming up, at OHS in Portland, and Vintage Books in Vancouver, WA! See details below) The book is released! And my spirit feels like it has been released as well. As I drove home after the launch party for The Grasping Root, I felt valued. All...