Moving along with the book

Okay, my beard is not that long and I don’t wear a yarmulke. Or write with a quill. Still.

Congratulate me–I have finally finished the mugwort chapter of my herb book. That was like pulling teeth, but a LOT of good has come from it. I have seen a way to organize each chapter […]

The common vs. the rare: witchcraft & ceremonial magic

I was working on the mugwort chapter (still!) of my book on witching herbs when it came to me that here is this plant that’s very common that is a dream herb and thereby helps with important work in witchcraft. This made me think about whether the very commonness of this herb was indicating something, […]

The book: stuck on mugwort

NOT Our Mugwort

Sometimes–a lot of times–writing is just a slog. It’s like double digging a garden bed (an activity I avoid, having done it one season and that was enough for a lifetime). For instance, on this chapter on mugwort, which, yes, I am still working on, I found that some of the […]