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My Astrological Interview With Glynnis MacNicol

Glynnis MacNicol is in my top ten all-time fave authors list and it is all because of her memoir No One Tells You This.  Beautifully written, it’s probably got the most resonance if you’re female and single. But really, she speaks to anyone who realizes that they’ve become self-defining. No One Tells You This starts with the author’s 40th birthday – yes, it is a Uranus Opposition memoir! Amid aRead More…

Ask Mystic: When You’re A Quadruple Virgo Author

  Hiya Mystic, I’ve been self-employed for eight years, mainly as a writer. I’ve recently completed the first draft of a fictional novel, something I’ve always wanted to do. A spanner in the works: I spotted a part-time job at an independent short story publisher and on a whim applied. I’m a great fit for the job description. Apart from the childcare logistics, I feel like it’s going to takeRead More…

The Sun Conjunct Mercury In Virgo

The 16th Century artist Lavinia Fontana is a fantastic example of the Sun conjunct Mercury in Virgo. Her career was a litany of ‘firsts.’ She was the first professional female artist, the first woman to paint nudes and the first to have a house-husband.  She had “unusually warm” relationships with her female clients, which is probably Renaissance-speak for gay. Nonetheless, Lavinia had 11 children and was one of the most prolificRead More…

Author Jennifer Egan in a trenchcoat

Virgo Vision Makes For Fabulous Writers

Virgo Vision has its drawbacks but it certainly makes for fabulous writers. Check out this list of famous Virgo writers and it’s not even exhaustive. It’s true what they say about Virgos. Not that they’re half school sock monitor and half sacred whore – though I did say that. And not how they elatedly correcting your pronunciation in the middle of even the most profound dialogue. Noticing nuance? Being fuqingRead More…

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