A witch's most used tool, second only to the broom, was her toxic herbs or poisons. What toxic herbs were used by witches in centuries past and how did she use them?
Know you're a witch but not sure what kind? Perhaps you don't fit into any neat category at all. How do you find out?
The main reason people are attracted to witchcraft is the prospect of working magic. But how does magick really work? It's not as spectacular as you might think.
Wondering what witchcraft path to take? There are a lot to choose from. I've listed 60 witchcraft traditions here. The key is to research all you can, and try one or two traditions on for size.
Were you worried that practicing Wicca would break your bank? You needn't be; take a trip to a dollar store with me and we'll set up a full working altar on a budget of just 20 bucks!
As a writer and a witch, keeping a record of my magickal doings is essential. Here are some suggestions for your books of spells and witchy journals. Find out how you can work magick right there in your notebook.
Spells for Samhain are a great way to utilize seasonal energies in order to bring what you desire into your life. This basic pumpkin spell is easy enough—even for beginner Witches. You can actually cast it any time, but at Samhain it is particularly powerful.
New to witchcraft and practicing solo? Here are some simple directions for casting a circle when working alone.
A look at what witch marks meant back in the days of the witch trials and how someone with one or more could be condemned as a witch in league with the Devil.
Sometimes you just have to do it. When someone is plaguing you, bullying you, or being generally unpleasant, hold them off with these banishing spells.
Curious about witches? Want to get some answers about witchcraft? If your question is not answered, then feel free to ask.
As a solitary witch, it is not easy to find resources that are reliable, and even harder yet to find more than a couple books or articles that don't have conflicting information. One way to resolve this issue is to attend a school for magic, and the best one I know of is Witch School International.
Want to be a kitchen witch? Want to know what foods have magical properties? Here's a list of foods and their magical properties.
Gender played a large part in the witch-hunts. Every depiction at Halloween of a witch is of a woman. Women were a drain on the early modern world, especially those not married or widowed.
While there are many types of witches, there are some telltale signs that may indicate you have witchy potential. People choose to be witches, contrary to the common belief that most are born into it. Here are the signs and characteristics of your modern-day witch.