Subversive San Francisco

Originally posted on Para Your Normal (May 2, 2016) When I was first approached with the topic “paranormal San Francisco”, I had to take a few days to think. I realized there were a couple ways I could approach it. The first way would have been to talk about the actual paranormal community in San …

Fresh Monsters

Originally posted on Mythical Books (March 23, 2015) "EVERYTHING HAS BEEN THOUGHT OF BEFORE... THE PROBLEM IS TO THINK OF IT AGAIN." - JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE I was asked an interesting question the other day. I was out with a couple friends and another woman I had just met. Upon finding out I write …

October, 2017

There's something about October… Summer is officially over in the Bay Area. The nights are cold, the mornings are crisp. The sun sits differently in the sky. The holidays are fast approaching, and with them, the end of the year. While I enjoy the excuse to let my witchy flag fly, by the time October …

A Sense Of Place: The Columbarium

Originally posted on Urban Fantasy Investigations (October 30, 2015) The stern neoclassical building looked distinctly out of place in the pastel-hued residential neighborhood. It sat in all its somber glory at the end of a small cul-de-sac, surrounded by neatly-trimmed hedges and small, geometric patches of grass. Purple-leaved trees shaded a small parking area just …

August, 2017

The last month of summer... Where I live, August is the last real month of summer. School starts up at the end of it, so the first few weeks are a whirlwind of backpack shopping, trips to the beach and The Boardwalk, and last-minute weekend getaways. My own last-minute getaway took the form of a …