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...

10 Reading-Related Habits

As an author, I take it as a given that I should be reading, widely and deeply. This is a rather convenient ‘should.’ This is in addition to the Must Read command my brain gives me a dozen times a day, whether to sate curiosity, escape worrying about a...

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...