🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! In this issue of Brainscan, Alex Wrekk (Stolen Sharpie Revolution) discusses the individualized witchcraft practice she's pieced together over the past decade. While documenting her journey, she looks at a variety of other witchcraft traditions, why they didn't fully work for her, and why secular witchcraft is just as valid as any other form. She also gives plenty … Continue reading Book (Zine!) Review of Shadows: Brainscan #33 by Alex Wrekk
Happy Halloween friends! Are you excited? I am! This is my most favourite holiday of the year! It’s a time of magick and mystery and monsters. It’s a time when anyone can be whomever or whatever they want and embrace that identity for one incredible night. Plus… candy. Last year for Halloween I talked about … Continue reading A Very Fat Feminist Halloween Special! Vol. 2
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! The Weiser Book of Occult Detectives: 13 Stories of Supernatural Sleuthing is a compilation of vintage occult detective stories, written by masters of the genre including Arthur Conan Doyle, Algernon Blackwood, Dion Fortune, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, and Helena Blavatsky. Occult detectives explore paranormal mysteries or use their own supernatural gifts to solve crimes. … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: The Weiser Book of Occult Detectives Edited by Judika Illes
This Sketchy Herb and Magic are both featured this month in the Witch n' Bitch! I chose them because they have strong connections to the world of the dead, and to transformation. Both Malachite and Mullein are an excellent addition to a Halloween or Samhain altar, are great for dream magick and astral travel, and … Continue reading Sketchy Herbs & Magic Rocks: Mullein & Malachite
🚨 You read it right, witches, Halloween is officially ONE WEEK AWAY. All week I'll be sharing very witchy Halloween content on the blog and in a new podcast episode! 🚨 To get started, check out some of my previously spooooooky content on the Podcast and Blog: Episode 2 - Witchy Wandering "Hello again and welcome to … Continue reading 🚨 IT’S OFFICIALLY HALLO-WEEK Y’ALL🚨
🔮🔮🔮🔮🔮/5! Conjure, hoodoo, rootwork—these are all names for southern American folk magic. Conjure first emerged in the days of slavery and plantations and is widely considered among the most potent forms of magic. Its popularity continues to increase, both in the United States and worldwide. This book is a guide to using conjure to achieve … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Old Style Conjure by Starr Casas
Black cats and witches go together like newt’s eyes and cauldrons! The black cat has been following in the footsteps of their witchy master for as long as anyone can remember, and it’s no wonder. Cats are mysterious, agile, cunning, and vicious hunters. Cats get what they want and always land on all fours no … Continue reading Feisty Feline Familiars!
Aaaah! October! It's a new month and I've got some new, awesome witch reads on the go right now, including a little bit of fiction. I've also got a winner of Crystals, Plain & Simple! at the bottom of this post so scroll down if you entered! When I started this blog I knew books would … Continue reading #WitchReads Weekly – October 1st!
I get questions all the time about books for beginners! There are just so many out there, so I've got a whole stack of books from Weiser's Plain & Simple series to review just for y'all! I've chosen a handful of topics that I like or am interested in learning more about, but the series … Continue reading Book Review of Shadows: Crystals Plain & Simple by Cass and Janie Jackson
I'm sure it comes as no surprise to anyone that my favourite song in the history of songs is "I Put a Spell on You". I am fortunate to live in a reality where I can't even remember the first time I heard the song, it was just always there. Every halloween every version available … Continue reading One Witch’s Opinion: Every single version of “I Put a Spell on You” is the best song ever