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"I shut my eyes and imagined a ribbon into place. With the end securely in my fingers, I threw it toward the white ring that flickered in the darkness. The ribbon unfurled and soared through the hole, taking my body with it."
A Discovery of Witches

Every day I walk up this hill. Some days it's harder. Some days it's easier. I just keep doing it. Keep going.
I believe in you.
Writing during a worldwide health crisis and a national political debacle has been a struggle but this has been a good week writing-wise. I met my (modest) writing goal and poured this to celebrate.

No, the book isn't finished yet.

But today it feels like it soon will be. #momentum
Find your center. 
These days, knowing I've written a "feel good" book is about the greatest honor there is.
Thank you readers.
You hang in there, ok?
We WILL get through this.
Image from @lea_redmond and @florawaycott EVERYDAY OFFERINGS
Don't believe it. 
My motto when writing, borrowed from the great @proflisajardine, is "Never knowingly under-catered." On this week's menu are blueberries and blackberries picked outside my backdoor and put in @nigelslater's peach and blueberry cobbler, homemade sourdough bread, Welsh rarebit made with @nigelslater's recipe, @ottolenghi cauliflower cake (pictured!), and @halfbakedharvest "mom's best oatmeal chocolate chip cookies." #amwriting
In Case You Missed It: 
Exciting news!

Sky TV has confirmed that Season 2 of A Discovery of Witches TV is coming to the UK in January 2021 and to the US soon after. (No exact dates yet, but we will share them after they're announced). 

Read everything we know--so far--about Season 2 here:  
Read this book. I know you've heard about it. The hype is real. It's a beautifully written, blisteringly honest, unflinching examination of a woman's journey to herself. #untamed 
It begins on September 18...
It's almost that time of year again--who's ready for one of our oldest traditions, the Real Time Read of A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES? 

Not sure what I'm talking about? Read more about it here: 

We hope you'll join us! 
Perhaps.   #therebedragons
The 2020 All Souls Con badge designed by the talented Belia Simm
Virtual All Souls Con 2020

The All Souls Con volunteers have been working hard to bring you the highest quality virtual experience with carefully curated pre-recorded sessions. Tickets will be available for purchase starting Saturday, August 29, 2020 on Note: tickets are nonrefundable and non-transferrable. All proceeds will be donated to charities, including the Science History Institute, whose generous team has been collaborating with the convention organizers on the program. 
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