Maggie Moon is a shadowy figure at the back of someone’s mind. She’s strong and forthright, and probably bossy. She’s also a solitary witch learning her craft in an as ethical and responsible a way as possible. She’s a writer of a few persuasions, both poetry and prose, commercial and for the joy of it, and this blog is a chance to let free a few of her favourite subjects (magick, poetry, and love) into the world.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I was a real luddite until about a year ago when a kind gentleman sent me his old Kindle complete with a 'slightly battered' vegan leather case that smelled of patchouli. And I'm getting used to it! I don't like that I can't flip back easily to odd pages and scenes, but I got quite nippy using the navigation in a spiritual protection manual I was reading recently, so I think I'm making the right adjustments!
Describe your desk
My desk was handmade by my mum when I was a bairn, and is a nice, solid pine thing, absolutely obliterated in items that I use throughout the day. Pens, cups, grapes, coasters, notepads, computer equipment, a Mason jar filled with more pens ... you get the picture.
In 21st century love, what comes easy doesn't last, and what lasts doesn't come easy. Maggie Moon whisks her readers through the emotional pinnacles and hell-pits of love and loss, through poems of passion, jealousy, and witchery.
Will it last? Can the lovers pull it together?
Self-Torture for Dummies is a short-form saga of love, treachery, and curses, told in 21 short poems.