Yearly Archives: 2017

78 posts

Tarot Cards Celtic cross spread shows a happy reading.

T is for Tarot: to Celebrate Card Playing Day 2017

Tarot started out as a card game. The ornate hand-painted tarot cards were expensive, so the deck was more than likely played by the aristocracy . Finding their way to Europe in the late 14th century, playing cards seem to be a Chinese invention. Legends that Tarot came from Egypt or that the Gypsies brought them seem to be just that, legends. Cards of all kinds are used for divination, and Tarot cards lend themselves nicely to that endeavor. How […]

Novel Magic with Goddess Fish Promotions: A is For Author by Shayla McBride

Via Goddess Fish Promotions, I’m excited to share A is for Author by Shayla McBride. If you have written a book or just want to one day say you have–this book is for you. Hello, Sorchia. For some of us, the road to contentment is a rocky one. We  often can’t get out of our own way. One of the best ways to make a difference in your own life is to do something you love, something you can not […]

Novel Magic: Give a Gift of Dragons

Do you have a whimsical dragon-lover on your shopping list? This story of courage and empowerment is perfect for a fairy-tale aficionado  in the middle grades.  I’m sharing it today as part of a New Release Blog Tour because Bianca is just the kind of book I  loved at that age.  “Princess Bianca rules, in every way! This tale of intrepid discovery and determination will delight young readers and will dare those who deal with the dragons of self-doubt, frustration, […]

Help me Pick a New LOGO

Things are popping in the U. and it’s time to spruce it up. Here are some ideas. Pick one in the poll and leave me words of wisdom in comments. If you’ve read anything of mine, you know I have a penchant for witches and magic; steamy love scenes are a must; bad guys may be good guys and vice versa; at some point, we will be in Scotland; ghosts and ghoulies will come a-creeping. Which one of these logos […]