All Hallows’ Eve has long cultivated folk rituals and folktales of all varieties.
Be it the spindles in Mother Holle and Briar Rose, or the wheels in The Twelve Huntsmen or Rumpelstiltskin, spinning is everywhere in the background of Grimm’s fairy tales. As Maria Tatar points out, there’s…Continue Reading
An Interview with Kate Forsyth Kate Forsyth is an Australian writer of fantasy novels for both adults and children. Her first book ‘The Witches of Eileanan’ was named a Best First Novel of 1998 by…Continue Reading
Reposted from Seven Miles of Steel Thistles. “Witch” is not a neutral word. In popular usage, even in this day and age, calling a woman a ‘witch’ is never complimentary – but neither