The second annual Witchies Award Nominations have been announced, and voting is now open (ends 10/31/21). Several Llewellyn authors have been honored for their work:
Outstanding Witchcraft Book of the Year (General): The Book of Candle Magic, by Madame Pamita
Outstanding Witchcraft Book of the Year (General): New World Witchery, by Cory Thomas Hutcheson
Outstanding Recipe/Formulary Book of the Year: Curative Magic, by Rachel Patterson
Outstanding Recipe/Formulary Book of the Year: Kitchen Witchery, by Laurel Woodward
Outstanding Pagan Book of the Year: The Horned God of the Witches, by Jason Mankey
Outstanding Pagan Book of the Year: Do I Have to Wear Black?, by
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Leslie Sampson, author of the new Find Your Twin Flame.
The overwhelming belief in the twin flame universe is that a locating your twin flame on Earth is required to be fully connected or "in union" with your twin flame. But the plain truth is that twin flames are never disconnected.
Whether your twin is on Earth (or even in some other universe) or on the Other Side, you can connect with them. After all, they're the only other soul in all of creation that matches yours exactly. You have a direct line to them.
Let me tell you a secret. Lean close; let me whisper it to you, because you haven't it heard before now. Are you ready? You are
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Liz Williams, author of the new Modern Handfasting.
Many of the couples whom we handfast ask us to acknowledge Venus in the ceremony. It's a logical choice, since she's one of the great Classical love goddesses. But lovely though the image is, there's a lot more to Venus than a smiling naked woman on the half shell: her worship was found in many different forms across the Roman world, and in the Greek pantheon in her earlier form of Aphrodite. Paphos in Cyprus and Cythera in Crete were the centres of the worship of Aphrodite. Her statues were often modelled on courtesans, and were thus a little bit scandalous.
One of the oldest rituals
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Heather Greene, author of the new Lights, Camera, Witchcraft.
I'm often asked when fiction filmmakers will produce a movie that depicts Pagans as we are. When will modern magic be represented on the silver screen without movie magic? My answer is always the same: "We aren't that interesting.”
Dramatic encapsulations of reality are never, well, reality. The fiction storytelling pushes, pulls, edits, and spins the tale to make it compelling and captivating based on expectations. You want somebody to listen, or in this case, watch. This applies to depictions of cops and doctors as much as it does witches and warlocks.
With that said,