Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Josephine Winter, author of the new Fire Magic.
My first deck of tarot cards was a gift from a friend when I was a mouthy teenage mall-goth with a cheap pentacle necklace and a thirst for Occult Secrets™. It was Juliet Shaman-Burke's Mythic Tarot, which uses symbolism from ancient Greek myths such as Jason and the Argonauts, Persephone in the underworld, and others; the first edition images, not the too-bright cartoony ones that came out with later editions. It's still among my favourite decks today.
The suit of wands in the tarot is usually associated with the element of fire, as it represents primal forces,
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Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Leslie J. Linder, author of the new Spinstress Craft.
My new book revamps and reclaims the terrible old stereotype of a spinster (an independent female earning her own coin). The spinstress uses magick, mystique, and her own inner glow to create exactly the life she wants. Her relationships are on her terms, and whenever she is single that is just fabulous too. The book additionally speaks to womxyn. This is meant to make a slightly less binary space for anyone who feels called to spinstress craft. In this journey you will get to:
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Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Emily Carding, author of the new So Potent Art.
In my latest book, So Potent Art: The Magic of Shakespeare (due out from Llewellyn in July 2021), I explore the magical and supernatural content of Shakespeare and its possible practical applications. Here are a few ways in which you can start using Shakespeare in your magical practice today!
Use Iambic Pentameter. Whilst this is a phrase that may strike some with dread, it simply means a line of ten beats with five emphasised beats, or "iambs," so the rhythm of a line reads as such: da DUM, da DUM, da DUM, da DUM, da DUM. Shakespeare wrote in this way as the rhythm best replicates the