Learning and Unlearning Witchcraft: Can Bad Info Ruin Your Practice?

My book, The Witch’s Path: Advancing Your Craft at Every Level, is out on Wednesday! Written during a period of personal burnout, it’s a book about taking next steps as a witch (but really, could apply to magicians and occultists more broadly). Whether you’re an exhausted group leader, an armchair occultist who needs a shove, or …

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Don’t Be an Expert Witch: Expertise, Advancement, and Small Ponds

How do you know when you’re an expert at something? Or when you really are “advanced” as a practitioner? For lots of us, we connect expertise to the ability to charge money for something, to when we can point to where others defer to us for our opinions, or to when we repeatedly find ourselves …

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Serious Play: Shifting Our Perspective on Ritual

My second book, The Witch’s Path, is now available for preorder. I’m very proud of it, and pleased to here be able to share a short excerpt from it. The Witch’s Path is my love letter/pep talk to other witches as a whole. Whatever kind of witchcraft you’re into (or thinking about getting into), this is for all …

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Why I’m Still Wiccan

A friend recently remarked that they appreciated how, after all these years writing and creating videos online, and with all the changes that have taken place in witchcraft communities, I’ve never stopped identifying as Wiccan. It’s true that Wicca seems to be increasingly falling out of favor–for all kinds of reasons–and it’s also true that …

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Baby Witches?

In this video I wonder about the implications of the use of the term “baby witch” to describe beginners. Maybe you’ve already been hearing this term, and if not, it’s all over many social media platforms (especially TikTok). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIsSLfNPfd4&t=5s Some takeaways, if videos aren’t your cup of tea: “Baby” can be a term of endearment, …

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My Five Favorite Recent Witch Books

I’ve made a lot of blog posts and videos in the past about favorite books: advanced books, beginner books, books for people interested in taking things in a new direction, classics I think everyone should read, and books that I’ve got in my personal to-be-read pile. But I was recently asked to share my thoughts …

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