Archive for January 2016

Pantheon: History, Deity, Mythology, Past & Present

Jan 30th, 2016 | By

Moon Books has an idea for a new series of books written as a cooperative effort between Moon Books authors and the increasing number of casual writers who enjoy contributing their experience and knowledge to our community anthologies. The series would be entitled Pantheon: History, Deity, Mythology, Past & Present and each book would feature

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Madness, Magic and reviewers

Jan 28th, 2016 | By

Every book is a gamble. No one knows when they write a book whether anyone will want it, or read it, and if anyone reads it whether they will get it, or enjoy it. For writers, every book is a risky baring of soul and the process of waiting for reactions is seldom an easy

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Pagan Planet People, Moon Bookers

Jan 26th, 2016 | By

Pagan Planet is a community book, which means many of the contributors are not professional authors. However, there are a number of Moon Books authors who have contributed their thoughts to the collection as well. Here’s an introduction to three of them… Fiona Tinker – author of Pagan Portals – Pathworking through Poetry, Fiona lives by the

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Youtube reviews

Jan 24th, 2016 | By

It’s great when people talk about books. There seems to be a really interesting movement on youtube to talk about books rather than writing responses to them – a great new addition to book culture! It is the most helpful, most generous thing a reader can do in response to a book – taking the

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Pagan Planet People – Edwina Hodkinson

Jan 22nd, 2016 | By

Edwina is a Medical Herbalist with a passion for wild medicine, invasive plants and and loves to reconnect people with their local  herbs. She has worked as a healthcare practitioner for over thirty years with a background as a ward sister, and in private practice, as a herbalist, reflexologist and GAPs practitioner. Being  pagan for

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Community books

Jan 20th, 2016 | By

By Nimue Brown This time last year I was going slightly mad trying to put together two community books – Pagan Planet here at Moon Books, and Stroud Short Stories anthology – a collection of all the short stories picked for a local event over a number of years. With any book the aim is

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Pagan Planet People – Frances Billinghurst

Jan 18th, 2016 | By

Frances Billinghurst is an initiated witch and High Priestess of an active coven based in Adelaide, South Australia, as well as Priestess in Residence of The Goddess House.  For over 20 years Frances has been interest in the occult and all things magical, as well as folklore, mythology, and ancient cultures.  A prolific writer, her

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Magic School: Practical Candle Magic at Treadwell’s

Jan 16th, 2016 | By

By Lucya Starza I’m going to be running an evening workshop on candle magic atTreadwell’s Bookshop in London on Tuesday, February 2. The class runs from 7.30pm to 9.15pm, all materials are supplied and it is only £20 per person. My book Pagan Portals – Candle Magic is due to reach shops at the end

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Pagan Planet People – Cat Gina Cole

Jan 14th, 2016 | By

Pagan Planet (new from Moon Books this month) is a community project, which means there’s a lot of contributors. Over the coming weeks we’re profiling contributors here on the blog, partly as a way of thanking them for being involved, partly to share something of the breadth of experience that has gone into this book.

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Arc of the Goddess – January

Jan 12th, 2016 | By

January blues… January has always been for me, a bit of a damp squib month.  The festivities of the Yule season have all gone, the weather is usually dark, damp, cold and dreary and everyone is suffering from over eating and over spending. It is a time to withdraw, to contemplate and OK not actually

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