“The Challenging Reality: Wool and Ethics”


  One of the topics I've been learning about recently has been the use of wool in the fabric industry. Generally, we as vegans tend to be very much against this practice and advocate for plant-based textiles made from hemp, organic cotton, recycled fibers, etc. as replacements for animal-derived fibers. However, I've discovered there are... Continue Reading →

Special Feature – Link: Advice for social media this year


Here's a link to Alura's latest post on A Life of Virtues regarding the best and worst social media alternatives this year. I have experienced quite a few of the same issues She has and can recommend Her advice. https://spirituallyawkward.com/2022/01/06/the-cleanest-worst-social-media-apps-for-2022/

Blog Update: The Cruelty-free Life and Lit. News


The Cruelty-free life page is once again live! As promised, I'm including links to some of the source material I've referenced for The Challenging Reality mini series. The posts will also be shared to T.W.N. Literary updates are also coming to T.W.N. in the near future. Stay tuned for some big news! E.W.

The 2021 Full Moon Eclipse- Beaver Moon


Important info on the rare moon this week.

Church of I.M

Partial lunar eclipse in Taurus leading into a full moon in Gemini. Witness the event at 3:26 am. November 2021 Beaver Moon.

For the first time in 600 years, we will experience an eclipse that is the strongest it’s ever been in the last six centuries. The beaver moon this year of 2021 is going to throw a lot of peoples physical energy and emotional energies into an imbalance.

Some symptoms

A few days before and a few days after, people will have already started feeling the effects of the full moon. This is common every month, as the full moon usually triggers a lot of emotional response for many people. However when it comes to an eclipse in a full moon such as this, a lot of people will feel as though their equilibrium has been thrown off. You’ll notice that you feel a little weaker especially in your…

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Lit. Update: Reality, Research, and Future Surprise


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As fellow writers will know, the submission process can be daunting and time consuming. I have been keeping track of the dates of my various submissions and am also in the process of investigating alternative publishing platforms – specifically for the poetry book. I’m not sure exactly how to release it yet. There’s still a lot to learn. For the cozy mystery, I definitely hope to have it published traditionally (which is ideally what I want for all my work, regardless of genre).

Invariably, people who don’t work in publishing or the literary field have an unrealistic idea of what it means to be a writer; and writers have an unrealistic idea of what it means to be an author. Recently, I dove deeper into research by reading David Comfort’sAn Insider’s Guide to Publishing. While I don’t approve of the language he often uses, I do highly recommend…

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Announcement / Lit. Update: “Excerpts and New Platforms!”


Update from T.W.N.!

The Whiteraven Net

The latest draft of my first poetry book is complete! I am slowly going through a list of possible agents and publishing options.

Over the next several weeks, I’ll be revising T.W.N. a little more. Older content will be removed and new excerpts will debut! For now, I’ll use the artwork that has been on this site before; but know that when the book is released, any images included will probably be different. As I’ve always stated, no copyright violation is intended with the artwork I do share. These are simply pieces I admire and feel compliment the mood and theme of each poem.

I have also created accounts on two new platforms where I’ll also share some excerpts and special posts unique to those platforms. The first is Medium, and the second is My Poetic Side (also powered by WordPress). You can find the links on my “About”…

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