Kirsten Weiss

Looking for a spooky read? I write novels of urban fantasy, paranormal mystery and steampunk suspense. Here you can find images, paranormal news and quotations that inspire my writing. Click the "buy the novels" link above to see all my books on Amazon.
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How to Make Black Salt

Make sure it's a three-legged cauldron!
Make sure it's a three-legged cauldron!

Make sure it’s a three-legged cauldron!

Recently, someone commented on my post on salts, and particularly on the challenge in “trusting” the black salt you buy in a metaphysical store. So I thought a post on how my metaphysical detective, Riga Hayworth, goes about making her black salt might come in handy.

In spells, black salt can be used for protection or sealing. Black salt provides some…

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That moment you realize that the Scoobies’ sarcasm totally infected Giles, he just tries to keep it under wraps.

A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.
Oscar Wilde
paranormal romance

paranormal romanceKNIGHT AVENGED
Circe of Seven, #2
Released July 15

Alone in a world on the brink of war…two unlikely allies will discover a love greater than time.

Exiled from her home, powerful oracle Cosmina Cordei holds the key to uniting those protecting mankind from evil. But just as she makes her way into the holy city to perform an ancient rite, the enemy closes in for the kill.

Drawn by a destiny he…

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Hypnos, the Greek personification of sleep

Good night!

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The Midnight Garden

The Elements of Style Rap!


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This is the foundation of mysticism

First, several of my friends are talking about this video, and I’m amazed and awed that Weird Al has managed to stay relevant after all these years. Second, as a writer, I find this funny (not that I’m innocent of word crimes).

Psyche Opening the Door into Cupid’s Garden, John William Waterhouse, 1904

Psyche Opening the Door into Cupid’s Garden, John William Waterhouse, 1904