Pop Culture Magic Anthology

Posted on April 12, 2008
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I’m editing an anthology on pop culture magic. It’s nearly finished, I’d say. It’s fascinating to read what other people have done or are doing with pop culture and magic. It gives me a renewed appreciation for that field of magic. I’ll admit I’d become a bit cynical about that particular area, but after reading and editing the articles I may actually write another pop culture magic book down the line. *shrugs* or not. We’ll see. The fact that I’m finding renewed appreciation in it is enough. Not everything has to involve writing.

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about my place in the occult/pagan community. I posted in my live journal earlier today about some of my reservations and whether I really identified as an occultist anymore. I practice magic and mostly I think that’s useful enough as a descriptor of an area of my life, but not the entirety of it.

I think the practice a person takes on is really a personal thing…you make of it what you will. It’s easy sometimes to get caught up in what others are doing, but what others do is not what I do…it can be similar, but I’m also on my own journey. I need to remember to honor that.

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