Alternate Blog

  • Secrets of a Midlife Witch Reveal!

    Secrets of a Midlife Witch Book Cover Credits (Originally posted at reedshorepress.com on May 15, 2022) Isn’t she a beauty! Many thanks to Charles Clark for your many iterations that resulted into this final product. This author isn’t the easiest to please, and I’m excited to share the cover with the world. A lot of…

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  • Woman lying in bed sleepless at night. The alarm on the nightstand reads 3AM.

    HOT FLASH: Sweaty Witch. She’s Hot!

    You’re in the middle of a presentation at work. It builds in your face, creeping towards your chest. The increased pounding of your heart beats like you’re sprinting. You grab a folder and begin to fan yourself nonchalantly with a smile, hoping no one notices the beads of sweat appearing on your upper lip. Then…

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  • Female actor playing a fairy.

    It’s Not All Tinker Bell Fairies

    Introduction to the Fairy World Who doesn’t know who Tinker Bell is? If you’re a Disney fan (raises hand), you know Tinkerbell is the fairy of Neverland from the play and movie Peter Pan. She’s tiny, has teentsy wings, and sprinkles magical fairy dust so children could fly. She mended things like pots and pans,…

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  • Human skeleton in a pondering pose (from the chest up).

    Build Dem Bones and Muscles

    What are Osteopenia, Osteoporosis, and Osteoarthritis (Original Post March 15, 2022 in reedshorepress.com) This blog post is a long one. I want to establish that I am not a medical professional, you should always consult your medical practitioner for a diagnosis and medical treatment before making any changes to your diet and starting an exercise…

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  • Witchy Legs (waist down) holding a dirk. Model is wearing black and purple stockings.

    The Bearsden Witch Series Book One

    (Originally Posted March 12, 2022 on reedshorepress.com) The Bearsden Witch Series Book One is off for its second round of editing. I’m so excited! I’m also drained. Since this was my first novel, I had to make major decisions following the developmental edit. I’m not going to sugarcoat it. It was brutal. I had to…

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  • Photo by Hulki Okan Tabak on Unsplash.j Picture of Stonehenge at sunrise.

    Pagans, Witches, and Satanists. Oh My!

    Overview I will be writing more extensively on each of these areas in future blogs. The following is a brief overview of each area to introduce the reader to some definitions and facts on each term and how they are used. Pagans “Pagan!” “Heathen!” These terms have been spewed in a derogatory manner for hundreds…

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  • Photo by Tamara Gak on Unsplash. A pair of glasses sitting on top of a pile of 11 open books.

    The Bearsden Witch Series: Update

    My manuscript arrived from the editor today! I have a busy two weeks of rewrites ahead of me for Book One in The Bearsden Witch Series! This brings back memories of writing my freshman, English Composition class term paper on Satanism. The long days and nights, researching and typing about the Church of Satan and…

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  • Photo by Sierra Koder on Pexels. 6 women in a forest dressed as witches reading a Tome.

    The Witches of Menopause

    She’s a witch! A menopausal witch. (Post original posted 2/15/2022 at reedshorepress.com) Did you know most women accused of practicing witchcraft were old and menopausal? Jackie Rosenheck in “Mad with Menopause” wrote that thirteen out of the sixteen women accused of practicing witchcraft in the Salem Witch Trials were menopausal. That wasn’t an accident. In…

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