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Join the 6th Annual Witches & Witchcraft Reading Challenge!

Welcome to the 6th Annual Witches & Witchcraft Reading Challenge!If you love to read books about witches, you've come to the right place! Join our Reading Challenge to see what others are reading and even enter for the chance to win a gift card!L...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Dec 19, 2016

A brief history of Witches ( Generally persecuted by the Church following Exodus 22.18, “You shall not allow a asorceress to live.“ )

A witch being tortured. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)Between 1482 and 1782, thousands of people across Europe were accused of witchcraft and subsequently executed. But why were so many innocent people suspected of such a crime, and what would they have...
by Potent Scientia Est on Dec 12, 2016

Gray Magic

Fashion. Okay, I’ll wait here while you check your URL to make sure you’re on the right webpage. Back? Okay. Fashion is something about which I care so little that it surprises even me that I’m addressing it. I can … Continue reading U...

Promo Blitz: "Scared Witchless," by Amy Boyles

Mystery, Cozy Mystery Date Published: June 28, 2016A witch. A murder. A wedding dress?Dylan Apel is having one heck of a summer. She knows her hand-made clothing is special, but magical? Discovering that she's a witch is bad enough, but when Dyl...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Jul 26, 2016

Illustrations of the Improv’d Garden

I discovered the prolific British illustrator Clare Melinsky just recently, and apparently too late to obtain the examples of her work that I covet the most: illustrations based on several eighteenth-century gardening manuals by clergyman John Lauren...
by streets of salem on Jun 20, 2016

The Wendigo Witchling Book Blitz: Giveaway for a $10 Amazon Gift Card ~ 5 Winners!

The Wendigo WitchlingB. Kristin McMichael(The Skinwalkers’ Witchling #2)Published by: Lexia PressPublication date: June 7, 2016Genres: Paranormal, Young AdultCassie is part of it now. Turns out, she may not want to join the coven, but that’s exac...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Jun 14, 2016

New World Witches

One of the most coveted phenomena in the publishing world is the bad review. Controversy sells a book like nothing else. It wasn’t because of the controversy, however, that I read Alex Mar’s Witches of America. Looking back, I wasn’t … Co...

The Devil Made Me

Witch-hunts, I suspect, will become all the rage again if a certain presidential candidate is elected. The fear of witches is not easily explained in a world driven by materialism, but certainly misogyny plays an unholy role in much of … Contin...

Whiskey Witches Series by S.M. Blooding: Get All 4 Books Free on Select Dates!

Detective Paige Whiskey comes from a long line of witches. They may not all be the most powerful, but they are outspoken and supportive of their community. She alone has no gifts. She can’t summon fire, can’t read minds. She knows the arcane. She...
by Susan Heim on Writing on May 30, 2016

"Run," by H.G. Lynch: Read an Excerpt and Enter to Win a $10 Amazon Gift Card

Title: RunSeries: Caged Trilogy #1Author: H.G. LynchPublished: March 19, 2015Publisher: Vamptasy PublishingGenre: YA Paranormal RomanceContent Warning: Mild sexual content and violenceRecommended Age: 16+Synopsis: Tilly is a witch … at least,...
by Susan Heim on Writing on May 10, 2016

Beg to Differ

“What do you burn apart from witches?” “More witches!” Earning a doctorate is kind of like learning how to get lost. It certainly doesn’t make you either cool or employable, but it allows you a few years to accumulate enough … Continu...

May I Suggest Giveaway Hop: Enter to Win "The Silver Witch" by Paula Brackston (Hardcover)

Welcome to the May I Suggest Giveaway Hop hosted by Valerie of Stuck in Books. Every blogger participating in this hop is featuring a book that was an incredible or amazing read! That's an easy one for me because I love the books in Paula B...
by Susan Heim on Writing on May 6, 2016

Be Witched Book Blitz: Giveaway for a $25 Amazon Gift Card

Be Witched: A Limited Edition Paranormal Romance Boxed Set of Witches and MagicPublication date: May 3, 2016Genres: Adult, Paranormal RomanceYours for only $0.99. Prepare to Be Witched with 22 tales of magical and mysterious paranormal romance.
by Susan Heim on Writing on May 3, 2016

WRITTEN IN BLOOD SCREAM QUEEN OF THE MONTH-APRIL, 2016-ALICIA WITT

Alicia Witt has appeared in only a few shows or films that could be considered horror. Most of her genre credits are in the realm of sci-fi or thriller and quite a few have been guest appearances on TV series. So why choose her for as this months Sc...
by Written in Blood on Mar 29, 2016

WRITTEN IN BLOOD SCREAM QUEEN OF THE MONTH-APRIL, 2016-ALICIA WITT

Alicia Witt has appeared in only a few shows or films that could be considered horror. Most of her genre credits are in the realm of sci-fi or thriller and quite a few have been guest appearances on TV series. So why choose her for as this months Sc...
by Written in Blood on Mar 29, 2016

Guest Post and Giveaway: "Triumph of Chaos," by Jen McConnel

Triumph of Chaos (Red Magic #3)by Jen McConnelPublication Date: March 8, 2016Publisher: Month9BooksAfter the disaster in Europe, Darlena’s starting to get desperate. She knows the only way to defeat Hecate and the other crazy Red Gods is by banding...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Mar 9, 2016

Guest Post and Giveaway: "Triumph of Chaos," by Jen McConnell

Triumph of Chaos (Red Magic #3)by Jen McConnelPublication Date: March 8, 2016Publisher: Month9BooksAfter the disaster in Europe, Darlena’s starting to get desperate. She knows the only way to defeat Hecate and the other crazy Red Gods is by banding...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Mar 9, 2016

Cover Reveal and Giveaway: "Triumph of Chaos," by Jen McConnel

Today, Jen McConnel and Month9Books are revealing the cover and first chapter for TRIUMPH OF CHAOS, the final book in the Red Magic Series, which releases March 8, 2016! Check out the gorgeous cover and enter to win the complete eBook series!!A quick...
by Susan Heim on Writing on Feb 12, 2016

Proctor’s Ledge and Pendle

If you’re even somewhat familiar with my blog you can probably tell that the Salem Witch Trials, both past and present, is a continuous preoccupation/irritant for me. This is as much due to my residence as my paradoxical perspective: as a histo...
by streets of salem on Jan 17, 2016

Proctor’s Ledge and Pendle

If you’re even somewhat familiar with my blog you can probably tell that the Salem Witch Trials, both past and present, is a continuous preoccupation/irritant for me. This is as much due to my residence as my paradoxical perspective: as a histo...
by streets of salem on Jan 17, 2016


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