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Betwixt and Between: Exploring the Faery Tradition of Witchcraft

I am grateful for the tremendous amount of support I have received in the wake of the release of my new book, Betwixt and Between: Exploring the Faery Tradition of Witchcraft. It has been such [...]

Open Letter to Uline: A Parting of the Ways

I just wrote this email to Uline, a popular shipping and office supply company which has provided 100% of our bags, boxes, paper, and other retail and shipping supplies since we began our business in [...]

Book Update: It’s Between the Worlds…

The official release date is this coming Sunday: Jan. 8. But that hasn't stopped people from getting their hands on it, anyway. About a week before it was "supposed" to release, I started getting reports [...]

LIVE on ‘Supernatural Girlz’

Tonight at 7:30 Eastern time I will be interviewed on the Supernatural Girlz radio show about my new book, "Betwixt and Between: Exploring the Faery Tradition of Witchcraft". Tune in and join us in the [...]

The Curse of Witchcraft

"One hand to heal, one hand to hex. One heart, one mind to know what's best."    I've been thinking a lot about Aradia, lately. She has always been a potent figure of the personal [...]

Refusing to Normalize Hate

I. Just. Can't. Even. This is nothing less than a NATIONAL EMERGENCY. With the help of a foreign power, we elected an *actual fascist*. He has *proven* that he will not help all Americans by [...]

Election Magic 2016 Pt. 2: The Real Work

So what now? For many of us it feels as if the very values of truth and decency have been trampled and we find ourselves bruised and bloodied, fearful for what the future may hold [...]

A Post-Election Vision for America

  The vision I have for America is larger than this election. It's larger than just the rhetoric and the venom, and politics, and the lies. I envision an America in which all her people [...]

Election Magic 2016: Truth, Democracy, and Wonder Woman

Today marks Election Day in the US where we have the civic duty of choosing who will steer our country for the next four years. There has been so much in the way of orchestrated [...]

Book Update: Betwixt & Between

My author proof came today! (Well... the digital PDF version, anyway; the paper version is en route.) I'm so excited to be watching these little milestones as the book moves through the stages of manifestation. [...]

Dedication announcement: David Salisbury

I am very pleased to announce that yesterday, in the presence of the Old Ones, I passed the Taibhsearachd to my student, David Salisbury. He is now a formal Dedicant of the BlueRose lineage of the Faery [...]

Becoming a Warlock: Silence, Oaths, and My Life in the F(a)eri(e) Tradition

Though I have always loved the term, I did not always use the word "warlock" to describe myself. While an outdated etymon persists in dominating the conversation about the viability of that terms’ use in [...]

Dedication announcement: Devin Hunter

I am pleased to announce that tonight I assisted my husband Chas Bogan in passing the Taibhsearachd to our partner, Devin Hunter, and he is now a fully empowered Faery sorcerer, and formal Dedicant of BlueRose. [...]

Betwixt & Between: The Cover Revealed!

It's finally here! The cover for my upcoming book, Betwixt & Between: Exploring the Faery Tradition of Witchcraft! Cover art by the talented Kevin R. Brown, the book will be released in January 2017 by Llewellyn Worldwide. [...]

Initiation announcement: Circe

I am pleased to announce that on this day, Wednesday, April 13th, 2016, by my hand and in the presence of the Old Ones, with Chas,  Aurora, and Lynx assisting, I initiated Shelley "Circe" Griswold into the [...]

Modern Witch, New Episode! (S7E2: Boil Our Cauldron)

Hello, witches! In this latest episode Devin and I talk about what really boils our cauldrons... "witchier than thou" attitudes online... moralistic disassociation from Satanism (they're nice people!), insistence on the "3 Fold Law" (yawn), misguided [...]

Modern Witch Podcast, Season 7, Episode 1

I am excited to be co-hosting this season of the Modern Witch Podcast! For 13 episodes, Devin Hunter and I will be tackling the really big questions that face the modern practitioner of witchcraft, such [...]

Movie Review: “The Witch” and the Initiatic Journey (Major Spoilers)

OK, witches... It's time to talk about pop-culture and how we are portrayed in the media. No... this isn't one of those angry rants about how we are erroneously maligned in TV and movies... this [...]

Interview: This Week in Heresy

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Rev. Gina Pond for This Week in Heresy where we talked about Faery tradition, secrecy in the Craft, being a public witch, the nature of the Gods, [...]

The Sabbatic Dance, at the New Orleans Witches Ball 2015

Here's a short clip of me leading the ancestral ritual at this year's New Orleans Witches Ball. Here we are invoking "the Magister"; a tutelary spirit of the Old Craft and patron of Black Rose Witchcraft. [...]

Betwixt and Between

It's official! I'm pleased to be able to share with you all the beginnings of the manifestations of one of my long-term goals. I have wanted to publish a book about my take on Faery [...]

Earth Warriors Festival 2015: Evolve

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 8th annual Earth Warriors Festival in Clarksville, Ohio. Usually, when attending Pagan-themed events, I am working, generally teaching or leading rituals. This time I was there [...]

Redefining ‘Huckabee’

Remember when columnist Dan Savage was able to "redefine" 'Santorum' for us? Afterwards the 'frothy mix' was all in a tizzy trying to get Google to not link to the numerous blogs and websites that [...]

Workshops from Templefest 2015

I had promised those who attended my workshops at Templefest this year that I would provide handouts, and because I only collected email addresses at one of them I have decided just to make them [...]

Emerging from the Chrysalis: Coph Nia 2015

From time to time I am hired to teach at various Pagan events. This is an opportunity for me to speak to those aspects of my own practice that I believe hold value for others, such [...]