Welcome to the November 2021 issue of ev0ke: witchcraft*paganism*lifestyle! In honor of National Novel Writing Month (affectionately nicknamed NaNoWriMo), this issue is dedicated to the theme of “writing.” Throughout the issue, you will find articles, interviews, and advice for Pagan writers and hope-to-be writers.
In Essays, Laurelei Black continues her series with “Festival Planning 101 — Part Seven: Admin,” while Ashley Nicole Hunter looks into some of “The Gods of the Writer.” In Fiction, Rebecca Buchanan offers up part thirteen of her serialized urban fantasy/romance story, “The Necromancer’s Guide to Not Dying While Saving the World (And Falling in Love).” In Interviews, we sit down with Manuel Arenas, author of Book of Shadows: Grim Tales and Gothic Fancies; Emily Carding, author of So Potent Art: The Magic of Shakespeare; Rachel Patterson, author of Pagan Portals: The Triple Goddess; and Brittany Warman and Sara Cleto, founders of The Carterhaugh School of Folklore and the Fantastic and creators of Spellcraft: Write Like a Witch! And in Reviews we dive into Bookshop Witch by T. Thorn Coyle and A Gladiator’s Tale by Ashley Gardner.
In the Members Only section, we have even more! In Essays, Ashley Nicole Hunter offers “A Few Words on Bibliomancy.” In Fiction, Rebecca Buchanan has part one of her new alternate history adventure, “Child of the Waters.” Finally, in Lifestyle, Ashley Nicole Hunter offers suggestions and asks for recommendations in “NaNoWriMo and the Pagan Author,” while Rebecca Buchanan has “Three Impossible Writing Tips.”
As always, please leave any comments or suggestions, or reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy!
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