Tag: sliabh an iarainn

Our Connection to Nature + Identity. #CailleachWitch

Our Connection to Nature + Identity. #CailleachWitch

What is your novel Cailleach~Witch about? Answer no 74. Nature connectedness + Identity. The deep connection to nature that the Cleary women have, and that is possible for all of us. Nature is part of their identity, and so it is for me. We are […]

You Are Only Free When You Realise You Belong No Place. #CailleachWitch

You Are Only Free When You Realise You Belong No Place. #CailleachWitch

In my novel ‘Cailleach~Witch’ the Cleary women are coming to an understanding of aloneness. They could love, be attached, feel bound, even serve, but they could not belong. They felt belonging as an illusion, a man made thing, the place of the crowd. First they’d […]

Dear Jane, What Inspired You To Write #CailleachWitch?

Dear Jane, What Inspired You To Write #CailleachWitch?

Question: Dear Jane, what inspired you to write Cailleach~Witch? Answer No 73: With the creative power that lies in all of us I took the energy of the landscape, my sensitivity to it, my ceaseless longing for it, and alchemised it on the page.  For […]

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 […]

#CailleachWitch Quotes

#CailleachWitch Quotes

Here’s a selection of quotes from #CailleachWitch to get you in the mood. If you like these you are going to LOVE the book. Just two weeks until you can pre-order your copy from Amazon. Four weeks to release… The trouble started with Dea, she […]

First Review of #CailleachWitch & Other Book News.

First Review of #CailleachWitch & Other Book News.

‘Cailleach~Witch is full of beautiful, poetic language that you’d like to take the time to turn over in your mind but you can’t because it’s paired with a fast paced, page turning plot!! Have you ever met a book with both before? I certainly haven’t! […]