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Crafting Magick with Pen and Ink: Learn to Write Stories, Spells and Other Magickal Works

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"With the help of this book, your writing and magickal skills will expand and grow...You will be a true magickal writer."
—Richard Webster, award-winning author of
Write Your Own Magic

Would you like to craft your own Book of Shadows? Write a story? Create Pagan rituals or Wiccan spells for special occasions? And ultimately infuse your writing with added beauty, style, and power?

Get your creativity flowing as you step into a boundless world ...

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Overview

"With the help of this book, your writing and magickal skills will expand and grow...You will be a true magickal writer."
—Richard Webster, award-winning author of
Write Your Own Magic

Would you like to craft your own Book of Shadows? Write a story? Create Pagan rituals or Wiccan spells for special occasions? And ultimately infuse your writing with added beauty, style, and power?

Get your creativity flowing as you step into a boundless world where magick comes alive through the written word. Clear, step-by-step instructions will guide you through each phase of creating beautiful and powerful magickal works.

• Drumming up ideas • Keeping a magickal journal
• Freewriting • Choosing a composition form
• Revising drafts to a refined polish

This book on magickal writing offers an array of exercises, tips and terms, and writing samples to help you craft stories, devotional poems, spells, chants, prayers, blessings, meditations, and rituals. By mastering the techniques in this book, your every word will crackle with energy, vibrancy, and true power.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738711454
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/8/2009
  • Pages: 264
  • Sales rank: 806,760
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Susan Pesznecker (Oregon) teaches writing at Portland State University and Clackamas Community College. She also teaches online courses in magick through the Grey School of Wizardry.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xi

Preface xiii

Introduction xvii

1 Why Write? 1

2 The Writer's Toolkit 9

3 Acts of Creation 27

4 Journal Keeping 47

5 Seeing and Remembering 57

6 Your Words, Transformed 69

7 Telling Stories 77

8 The Writer's Voice 101

9 A Grimoire of Traditional Writing 109

10 A Grimoire of Magickal Writing 119

11 Good Reading = Good Writing 129

12 Quill and Scroll 137

13 Make Your Writing Beautiful 159

14 Making Time 167

15 Writing Spellwork And Ritual 179

16 Magickal Correspondences for Writers 195

17 Magick By The Book 209

18 Transforming 221

Appendix: Magickal Alphabets 227

Resources 229

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