Monthly Archives: October 2017

Oh, No, November!

“There is October in every November and there is November in every December! All seasons melted in each other’s life!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan November - the ninth month from the old Latin calendar, hence the name, when people divided the year into ten segments rather than twelve. Back then November stood, as it still does, on the cusp between Samhain and Winter Solstice. That pagan thing before the Christian takeover, before All Saints and All Souls and Thanksgiving and Advent. No clever god stood [...]

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2017 November Author of the Month: Lyra Shanti

Lyra Shanti is a novelist, poet, playwright, and songwriter. Her love of theater inspired her imagination, and also introduced her to her partner and soulmate, Timothy. Together they live in Florida where they are perpetually entertained by their two insane cats. Author of the epic sci-fi series, Shiva XIV, Lyra is lover of nature, animals, anime, music, theater, movies, myths, and of course, books. Further information about Lyra's stories, music, and more can be found at What  drew you to writing? I have been [...]

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