The Cold Moon

I’ve written in this space about full moons from time to time, reflecting on the meaning some of my ancestors attributed to each one. This year, I’m trying something different. I’m setting an intention at each new moon, starting today!

Winter New Moon

The new moon today will wax into the Cold Moon on January 1 (what an auspicious way to begin 2018!). I’ll be spending the rest of 2017 bundling up and snuggling with loved ones to stay warm, but also embracing the invigorating properties of cold. Continue reading “The Cold Moon”

When I Stopped Writing

For the better part of two years, I had an awesome word count to report at the end of most days. Thanks to playing along with the super-fun #authorconfession hashtag game on Twitter, I noticed that my word count had stalled out. This was strange and alarming. I went back through my planner to try to see what happened. When did I stop writing? What I learned was pretty shocking.

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Blades of Janus Bonus Story โ€” “Merry X-mas”

I had so much fun writing the bonus Blades of Janus short story, “Trick or Treat“, that I decided to stop in and see how Johnny Goblin, Scarecrow, and Spriggan celebrate Christmas. Of course, it’s as weird as you’d think ๐Ÿ™‚

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Christmas is my favorite holiday, too, Johnny โค Some day, maybe you’ll learn to spell it right.

Please enjoy a peek into how three alien/Earth-Creature hybrids celebrate a holiday they adore and aren’t sure they quite understand.

(Psst… There’s also a video on my YouTube channel with me doing a reading of this piece, with imagery to accompany it ๐Ÿ™‚ ).

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