A round-up of articles and essays about new archaeological finds of interest to modern Pagans and Heathens. Here are our favorites for this month.
This week's news that impacts the Pagan, Heathen, and Polytheist community.
In 2017, I wrote and published a novella called Dead Trees Give No Shelter. It’s a supernatural horror story about a man who is haunted by the memory of his younger brother’s death when they were children. In my story, he returns to the town he grew up in, looking for some closure and resolution to his brother’s senseless death, and he finds much, much more than he was expecting.
It gets really wonderful reviews on Goodreads (3.99/5.0), which is pretty cool, and a nice surprise for me, because I never looked until just now.
It hasn’t been available in print, because I didn’t think it was a big enough piece of work to justify the expense and time involved in putting together a print run, but that’s about to change.
Earlier this year, I read this novella from Stephen King called ELEVATION. It didn’t feel too small to be in print, and I didn’t feel like I’d spent too much money on it, so I decided to take a chance, and hired my pal Will Hindmarch to do a hardback book design for me. He put together something beautiful and special, that I just love.
It’s going to be a very short print run, of just 250 books. I just uploaded the files for the printer, so it should be available in a few weeks. Normally, I wouldn’t say anything until it was ready, but I’m super excited to share this, and I hope 250 of you will be as excited to have a copy of your own.
Letters to the Editor: J. Michael Rollins after participating in a recent conference suggests expanding how Declaration 127 is implemented.
Storm Faerywolf on how to look at Beltane, often interpreted as a celebration of heterosexual fertility, in a queer light as a festival concerned with all kinds of pleasure.
Pagan Community Notes for the week of April 15: Pagan Federation, Heath Groups respond to LA arsonist, the Ring of Brodgar vandalized and more.
Every year, the South African Pagan Rights Alliance Touchstone Advocacy runs a 30 day campaign to end “witch-hunts” and the accusations of “witchcraft” (see note below) in South Africa. This year, the campaign runs from March 29 to April 27. The importance of campaigns like this cannot be overstated. SAPRA’s leadership with this campaign powerfully responds to a critical worldwide need for greater public awareness, education, and advocacy against “witch-hunts” that changes culture and ultimately save lives.