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Listen at your own risk…

Listen at your own risk…

A beautiful song for the change of season. For your Tuesday evening. Sandy Denny with Fairport Convention in 1969. Click HERE for the magic, and the story. You’re welcome. xo Jane Who Knows Where The Time Goes? Across the purple sky, all the birds are […]

I Read A Thousand Opening Lines Before Finding Mine #CailleachWitch

I Read A Thousand Opening Lines Before Finding Mine #CailleachWitch

  I read a thousand opening lines before finding mine for Cailleach~Witch. ‘Stephen King described spending “weeks and months and even years” working on first sentences, each one an incantation with the power to unlock the finished book. And Michael Chabon said that, once he stumbled on the first […]

There is something in the autumn that is native to my blood

There is something in the autumn that is native to my blood

Bliss by name and bliss by nature. Today I’m reading poetry. Words, poetry, and the elements, are musical to me. As musical as music, but more calming, more free. Nature writers like William Bliss Carman combine all these. Take this poem for example, and consider […]

Dear Jane, From The Spell Scribe

Dear Jane, From The Spell Scribe

The Spell Scribe: Dear Jane, teach me your picture magic. Your social images are so branded. Me: Thank you so much! I don’t really know but I’m thrilled that you think so. Do you mean from my Curious Love of Green page? The Spell Scribe: […]

How It Feels to be a Published Author… #CailleachWitch

How It Feels to be a Published Author… #CailleachWitch

So in case you’ve been sleeping this happened… I still can’t quite believe it. It feels… surreal. I’ve been using that word a lot. It’s been overwhelming at times, and dream-like. I mean it’s finished. It’s here. And I can hold it in my hands. […]

#CailleachWitch The Publishing Process & Next Steps

#CailleachWitch The Publishing Process & Next Steps

Friends, I am not enjoying the publishing process. Five years of uncharacteristic patience on my part in writing and re-writing and it seems that patience is suddenly, furiously, at an end. I want to hold my book. Besides that I’m so bad at the technical […]


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