Pagan People

Out and about with Kevan Manwaring

May 19th, 2017 | By
Kevan Manwaring

Moon Books author Kevan Manwaring has two titles with us – The Way of Awen, and Turning the Wheel. He’s a longstanding champion of the bardic path, and of course traditional bardcraft means performance. He’s written at length on his blog about the relationship between performance work and his writing – Kevan will be out

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Moon Books celebrants

May 15th, 2017 | By
Jhenah Telyndru

Some of our Moon Books authors also work as celebrants… As ordained clergy, Jhenah Telyndru has been facilitating legal marriages and other rites of passage for more than 20 years; she is, and always has been, a proud supporter of marriage equality. If you live in and around the Central New York or New York

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Videos from the online Beltain Festival

May 9th, 2017 | By
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The PF disabilities team have been running online festivals for a year now! It’s something Moon Books authors have been supporting. The Girl on Wheels by Siusaidh Ceanadach   Relationships, with Robin Herne   Bone of our Bone – ancestral relationships with Kevan Manwaring    

Nimue Brown: Finding My Path

May 5th, 2017 | By

I made a video a bit back offering a slightly silly and abridged version of my route into Paganism and Druidry, it does however cover all the key points as a childhood interest in folklore, mythology and nature developed into a teenage interest in magic, finding the Pagan Federation, then OBOD. I’m not sure how

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Valborgsmässoafton – Walpurgis Night – Witches’ Night  April 30th

Apr 30th, 2017 | By
Uppsa Kulle Under Snow (2)

By Imelda Almqvist Valborgsmässoafton 2012 på Skansen   (Uppsa Kulle, Södermanland – Sweden, Easter 2017)   Valborgsmässoafton is more commonly known as Valborg or Walpurgis Night. That is the English translation for Walpurgisnacht (the Dutch and German name for the night of April 30th). In Germanic folklore this night is also known as the Hexennacht

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Laura Perry: Finding My Path

Apr 23rd, 2017 | By

It’s been quite a roundabout path that has finally brought me to Modern Minoan Paganism. My first “Aha!” moment occurred during a high school art history class, when my teacher showed us a photo of the Bull Leaper fresco from Knossos. I remember getting goosebumps and having something “click” in the back of my mind.

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Ellen Evert Hopman – author insights

Apr 3rd, 2017 | By
ellen and green man

When did you first realize you wanted to write? I have been writing poems and keeping a journal since I was a teenager but I didn’t write my first book until I was in my 30’s. I was in graduate school at the time and had just moved to New England. I was trying to

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Laura Perry – author insights

Mar 29th, 2017 | By
Laura Perry at her desk

When did you first realise you wanted to write? I’ve been writing, to varying degrees of skill and success, ever since I was old enough to clutch a pencil in my chubby little hand. Like drawing, it’s something I’ve always done. I can’t remember not writing.   What was your first book? I guess technically

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Imelda Almqvist – author insights

Mar 25th, 2017 | By

When did you first realise you wanted to write? I started writing diaries and stories as soon as I learned how to write in school (and never stopped). If you could write full time, would you? I have no desire to write full time but I would love to spend my every waking hour deep

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Author insights – Elen Sentier

Mar 21st, 2017 | By
2015 elen with bells

When did you first realise you wanted to write? About age 3 What was your first book? Dreamweaving – about doing British native shamanism What makes you stand out as an author? Probably because I follow the old ways of Britain which are hardly known at all at the moment Do you have any writing

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