I can fly!

A glimpse of my next few months…. via GIPHY I’ve just added Crystal Fox in Laurel, MD and the Boston Tea Room in Detroit, MI to my workshop line-up!  Stay tuned … Continue Reading →

Knight of Pentacles–Reversed: Sometimes, it’s time to stop.

When your book gets published, you give the editors your completed manuscript and wait-wait-wait for them to return it with their edits. When they do, you get to make all … Continue Reading →

Have you seen it, yet???

Hey!!!! Look!!!!! It’s Winona Ryder playing me in the new Netflix horror series: 3rd Round Of Edits On Courtney’s New Book. via GIPHY If writing is where you dig deep into the … Continue Reading →

The Urban Tarot Deck: The journey need not be solo….

Six years ago, when I started working on Tarot of the Boroughs, I heard rumor of another Tarot project with a very similar principle: The Urban Tarot. I was immediately … Continue Reading →

Tarot of the Boroughs in Smithsonian Magazine!

Ah…when the scrappy little up-starts get a mention by the big dudes! In 2010 the deck I produced and designed, Tarot of the Boroughs: a modern Tarot deck based in New York … Continue Reading →

What are you reading right now???

Here’s what I’m reading!!!! North Asian Magic: Spellcraft from Manchuria, Mongolia, and Siberia by David Borji Shi So far, I’m having a blast with it. I just finished The Bone … Continue Reading →

How are you the Queen of Cups?

A few years ago, when I left a job, I pulled Tarot cards for all of my colleagues as a farewell gift and pasted them on thank-you cards. One of my … Continue Reading →

Not mean, but frustrated and misunderstood…

A gem for your Wednesday…. A co-worker of mine this article from the Huffington Post which showed Margaret Hamilton, who played the Wicked Witch of the West in The Wizard of … Continue Reading →

I would love the shit out of them.

You don’t need me to tell you that it’s been a painful week. I’ve stayed locked in my head this week, trying to stay focused on life but when it’s … Continue Reading →


Round two is done!  When you write a book, you sweat and labor and cry and lose sleep over your manuscript–particularly in the last few days before it goes to … Continue Reading →