Today we sadly mark the passing of author Edain McCoy, who authored over twenty Llewellyn books (including Sabbats and A Witch's Guide to Faery Folk), and contributed to several of Llewellyn's calendars, almanacs, and datebooks.
Her knowledge will live on in her books and through the countless people she enlightened with her work.
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Today is International Astrology Day!
Considered by many to be the start of the astrological new year, International Astrology Day is celebrated each year on the Spring Equinox (the day the Sun enters Aries).
There are various observances around the world, including lectures and other events.
Anyone have any plans to celebrate this observance?
(PS: We're celebrating with a sale...feel free to join in our celebration!)
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Jason Offutt, author of the new Chasing American Monsters.
The beast Bigfoot has fascinated me since childhood. However, when I became a journalist and started researching this legendary creature, I realized what I knew growing up was wrong. Bigfoot isn't solely a North American monster—it's worldwide, and, more importantly, it might not be a beast.
Native Americans traded with it, Australian aboriginals warred with it, and some lonely Russian villagers once mated with it. As I discovered researching my book, Chasing American Monsters, in the United States, encounters with these hairy giants have been reported in every state except
Today we sadly mark the passing of author Raven Grimassi, who authored several bestselling books, including The Encyclopedia of Wicca & Witchcraft. Raven's wife Stephanie Taylor posted on Facebook that Raven passed away on March 10, 2019 due to complications from pancreatic cancer. Raven published his first of over 15 books and decks with Llewellyn, Ways of the Strega (later republished as Italian Witchcraft), in 1995, and also contributed to several of Llewellyn's annual calendars, datebooks, and almanacs.
Sandra Weschcke remembers that, "Carl respected Raven and his work, and valued his relationship with Raven over the many years. I personally enjoyed meeting Raven at various