A Critique of Romance

I’ve always said that writing is in my DNA. My great-grandmother was a poet, my grandmother was a novelist, and my mother is a technical writer and has now started dabbling as a novelist. While I share the passion for writing that was passed down through my maternal line, I’m also a bit of a […]

Don’t Write What You Know

The common adage, “Write what you know,” is most commonly attributed to Mark Twain. While I’m a fan, I’m going to have to call bull shit on this one. Every writer is told this at some point, especially early in their careers. As far as good advice goes, it’s not the worst. The most authentic […]

Satanism and Paganism

I’m probably going to get a lot of heat for saying this, but there are a lot of similarities between pagan religions and Satanism. A lot of Satanists and pagans will vehemently deny this, and on a certain level, I understand why. While neither religion involves a belief in or worship of “the devil,” many […]

Satanic Sacrifice

There are a lot of misconceptions about Satanism and the rite of sacrifice. Thanks to Christian propaganda and its pervasiveness throughout popular culture, there is an alarmingly prevalent belief in satanic sacrifice. The Satanic Panic of the ’80s only intensified that fear. There are still people who believe that Satanists are evil people who sacrifice […]