Going Deep with Mercury Retrograde and #NaNoWriMo

The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines deep as: "extending far from some surface or area, such as: a. extending far downward a deep well a deep chasm. b. extending well inward from an outer surface a deep gash a deep-chested animal." Keep your idea of surface—a surface—in mind, whatever that is for you, as we continue. Mercury will be … Continue reading Going Deep with Mercury Retrograde and #NaNoWriMo

Power Writing Prompts with Pluto

You haven’t written in several days, maybe weeks, or you’re stuck writing a scene that isn’t quite coming out how you’d like. We’ve all had those blocked moments, so we try everything other well-established and published authors suggest we do, whether it’s taking break from a project and trying some self-care or reading for inspiration, … Continue reading Power Writing Prompts with Pluto

Plotting with the Balsamic Moon

On any given three days or so before a new moon, you'll find me plotting away with the dark moon. Whether it's revisiting my vision board or creating a new one, to even simply discussing my deepest wishes with my close, loved ones, the goal is always the same—to absorb the dark phase of the … Continue reading Plotting with the Balsamic Moon

4 Ways to Use the Creative Energy of Neptune

Most astrologers would agree that describing Neptune is often as foggy, confusing and elusive as the gassy planet itself. The late astrologer, Donna Cunningham, in her book Astrology and Spiritual Development, said that when it came to this planet's energy "it is hard to tell when you're on the positive end of the spectrum and when … Continue reading 4 Ways to Use the Creative Energy of Neptune

Tracking the Back and Forth of Retrogrades

Going back, back, forth and forth is one of my favorite R&B star, Aaliyah, song... but also how it feels sometimes in life, especially with the transits this week. Fortunately for us, astrology is a great tool to use when looking at the back, back of life, helping us go forth, forth a little more … Continue reading Tracking the Back and Forth of Retrogrades

3 Ways to Build Momentum and Luck

We're inundated with bad events, bad news and just the worst of what we're capable to do as humans. As writers, we often tend to take these moments, to write more to create new universes and existences, to soothe the pain often left along the bridle paths. So this week, with Jupiter— the abundant planet— … Continue reading 3 Ways to Build Momentum and Luck

Celebrate National Picnic Month—with a Picnic!

We couldn't let National Picnic Month pass without creating a post about it, especially since picnics make for excellent writing spaces. Also, Mercury (in retrograde) and Venus are forming a peaceful conjunct in Cancer this week, making for a great time to bring people together and enjoy the beauty the world has to share. Just … Continue reading Celebrate National Picnic Month—with a Picnic!