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An Opinion on Magick
When I decided to write an article on magick I didn’t quite foresee what a difficult subject it was to write about. Magick, (real magick, not the tricks that David Copperfield does) is still considered to be somewhat of a taboo subject. Even in this...
Mystic Sciences >> Magick
Hyperactivity and the Healing Force of Tarentula: The Story of a Little Boy
A mother asks help for her 3 years old son. She calls him hyper-active and very aggressive. I meet her at her place; observing little kids can be best done in their own surroundings and an important deal of choosing a remedy consists of careful observance. I...
Body Mysteries >> Homeopathy
Drawing Down the Moon
To many, the powerful rite of Drawing Down the Moon belongs exclusively to a Wiccan ritual and it is also rebuffed as some shoddy rite inserted with a favour to reflect the practices of Thessalian witches who 'called down the moon'. The context of the 'drawing...
Paganism & Wicca >> Ritual
Wiccan Mysteries
My best friend asked, "So explain this Wiccan Mystery to me about drums". Now I have never equated the term Wiccan Mystery and drums together before. I have been working on some Mysteries this week, coincidentally. Actually, some of the God...
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
The Raven: Balancing Man and Nature
"He likes bright abalone shells, silver beads, endless vittles, gossip and warm sleeps over the smoke hole. The Raven-ego is the lover-to-be who wants "a sure thing." The Raven-ego is afraid passion will end. He is afraid and tries to avoid the...
Symbology >> Animals

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I had a post-production background, so I worked as a PA in a bunch of post departments on a handful of tv shows — I learned a ton about writing from working in Post, it's the last draft of the script and one of my favorite parts of the process.
Subverting Player Expectation
Subverting expectation is a basic theory of game and screenwriting when we talk about plots and storylines. However, for the ...
The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Movie Review
One scene in which the characters scale a wall follow the predictable beats, but Schwentke does liven things up with the camerawork and stunt choreography.
Stephen Garrett on Working with John le Carré, 'Twilight's' Stephenie Meyer
It is compelling not because you are ticking off beats in the narrative; it's because of what is going on in people's heads.

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