I was thrilled at the beginning of this month to release my third book. Ignoring, for a moment, my supernatural thriller novel, it was book two in my travel memoir series and was aptly titled, “It’s not as bad as it looks.” Book two continues and completes the story started in “Mistakes were Made” whichContinue reading “More out of order than a Pulp Fiction movie”
In traditional publishing it has long been the mantra that an author needed to pick, and subsequently, stick to a single genre.
Language is a strange thing when you pause to truly consider it. And writing is another. Amazing what magic the written word can evoke.
The belief was that the soul of the dead person could easily become entrapped within the hidden realm of the mirror, unable to depart and find peace.
Many modern concepts of magic, wicca and the paranormal stem from the philosophies of the Golden Dawn and the teachings of Crowley himself.
For 99 percent of the tenure of humans on earth, nobody could read or write. The great invention had not yet been made.
The slang of the era lends an additional element of authenticity to a time and place, which was already a dark and dangerous time and place to live
I was doing some research into Wicca for a new book project. Turns out spirituality is one of the three groups of motives that draw individuals to conspiracy beliefs.
I saw a post the other day, on LinkedIn of all places, that piqued my interest. It was titled “the bullet hole paradox.” A more accurate term is survivorship bias.
At once the book took on another angle, the richness of the Māori language coupled with their ancient myths and legends, all set amidst a world ready for decolonialism, provided the flawed character of River Te Toa with a broader path to travel.