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Thorn Mooney

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Episode 180: Inciting A Witch vs Witch Riot - with Thorn Mooney

Inciting A Riot

Being an author shares a lot of similarities with being a witch. Much of the work we do is alone, toiling away at improving skills or deepening our knowledge about obscure topics. Should we work in groups it's typically in very small circles of trusted peers. The other way that witches and authors are alike is that the general public has a lot of very wrong opinions about what it's like to be one.  So, that's why Thorn Mooney, author of the new (phenomenal) book The Witch's Path and I sat down to chat about publishing, marketing, the pressures that come with authorship, the weird authority we place on books, and the writing process itself. It's a long conversation in which we interview each other about our respective work, our goals, and where we each want to go from here.  You can find more about Thorn Mooney here.   If you like this show and want to support it, there are a number of ways to help. Consider liking and sharing it on social media. You can also rate the show 5-stars on Apple Podcasts and leave a review.  Help keep the show free and producing on a regular basis by chipping in whatever you can. You can buy me a Ko-fi (a one time donation of your choosing) https://ko-fi.com/incitingariot or join my Patreon on a monthly basis. Patrons receive additional audio and video content as well as archived episodes, a private Discord server, and monthly chats with special guests! Sign up at Patreon.com/IncitingARiot.  Pre-order my book, The Dabbler’s Guide to Witchcraft, here: https://bit.ly/DabblersGuide Love and Lyte, Fire Lyte IncitingARiot.com FireLyte@incitingariot.com Social Media & Podcast Subscription links: beacons.ai/incitingariot 

2hr 23mins

21 Sep 2021

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Author of "The Witch's Path-Advancing Your Craft at Every Level" - Thorn Mooney

Desperate House Witches

Author/Speaker/Teacher Thorn Mooney returns to discuss her latest book, "The Witch's Path - Advancing Your Craft at Every Level".For more about this wonderful author, please visit:https://www.facebook.com/thorn.mooney/ https://twitter.com/TarotSkeptic http://www.thornthewitch.com/You Tube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPX1hub6z9z_nMsWGoZk1Bw

1hr 1min

27 Aug 2021

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Conversation with Thorn Mooney

The LVX Files

Thorn and I talk about Wicca, being a coven leader, the influence of books, and how to become a werewolf.You can find me and The LVX Files all over the web, and my Lailokens Awen YouTube channel that has all the podcast videos, with the links found here:www.lailokensawen.com/linksBe sure to subscribe to this podcast wherever you get your podcasts and to my YouTube channelMusic for intro and outro by Vindsvept https://vindsvept.bandcamp.comused under license https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/legalcodeSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-lvx-files/donations

1hr 56mins

19 Jul 2021

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The Place Where Academia & Wicca Meet with author Thorn Mooney

HiPPiE WiTCH : Magick For A New Age

THANK YOU for joining me for episode 509 of HiPPiE WiTCH : Magick For A New Age.Visit www.JoannaDeVoe.com for today's show notes... http://www.joannadevoe.com/2021/05/hippie-witch-509-place-where-academia.htmlMUCH LOVE -xopeace...Joanna DeVoe

1hr 1min

28 May 2021

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Episode 81: WTF Is Wicca? With Thorn Mooney

That Witch Life

What is Wicca? Is it Witchcraft? Is it something else? Thorn Mooney joins us to discuss a brief history of Wicca and answers many common questions and misconceptions about it. Plus, Magick for the Full SUPER Moon Magick for April 26th. Thorn also "ruins some lives" with some hard truths about the 3-Fold Law and the Wiccan Rede. Other digressions include broken bones, broken nails, broken brains, and throwing a Pagan Prom. A newbie Witch is curious about the best way to connect with the right goddess for them, as well as their spirit guides. Also, what is the best way to pull together a luck jar? On Patreon: Courtney reads another selection from her forthcoming Hekate book!  Support the podcast: Show notes and audio transcript at thatwitchlife.comSupport the podcast:  patreon.com/thatwitchlife ko-fi.com/thatwitchlifepodcast etsy.com/shop/thatwitchlifepodcast Full list of sponsors at: https://thatwitchlife.com/sponsors/ Order your copies of Thorn Mooney’s books today at www.llewellyn.com! Save 20% now through June 30, 2021 on Traditional Wicca and pre-orders of The Witch’s Path with coupon code THORN20. Coupon valid through 6/30/21; not valid in conjunction with other discounts or previously placed orders. Note that you do need to be logged in to your llewellyn.com account for coupon to apply. We cannot get enough of this tea. Race over to Jasmine Pearl Tea Company and treat yourself to a beautiful blend! Free shipping on orders of $25 or more! Tell them you heard their ad on That Witch Life Podcast! 

1hr 16mins

19 Apr 2021

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The Origins and Influence of Wicca ft Thorn Mooney

Magnolias And Magic

The three hosts, Georgina Rose (Da'at Darling), Nike (Warrior Witch Nike), and Temperance Alden (Wildwoman Witchraft) discuss the origins and influence of Wicca with their guest, Thorn Mooney.

1hr 29mins

10 Feb 2021

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The Mighty Pedestal Ft. Thorn Mooney

Feast of Torches

On Tonight's episode we welcome Youtuber and Author Thorn Mooney. Join us as we feast ironically upon this idea of author's in the craft being viewed as authorities in the varied witchcraft communities. We also discuss concept's of religion and how that play's into how we all learn as student's of the Arte. Also get a sneak peak at what we might expect coming from Thorn next book. Music Provided by Devil Never Cry by Luqet https://soundcloud.com/luqet Music provided by www.plugnplaymusic.net Shallow by Luqet https://soundcloud.com/luqet Music provided by www.plugnplaymusic.net --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/feast-of-torches/support

53mins

7 Jan 2021

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Modern Wicca with Thorn Mooney - The Salem Witch Podcast Episode 3

The Salem Witch Podcast

Thorn Mooney is among the most fascinating, intelligent Wiccans I’ve come across on the internet. I discovered her via her YouTube channel, where she explores what it’s like to actually live in both the ritualistic world of a practicing Wiccan and the very modern world of a content creator with a day job. While many shy away from exploring this strange space, Thorn instead dives headlong into the weirdness offering videos with titles like, “I’m Not a Professional Witch and That’s Fine with Me,” “Don’t Put Other Witches on Pedestals,” and “Experiences Being a Pagan Content Creator,” among many others. We spoke a few months back and, after a lot of technical drama that’s not thankfully resolved, by the way, be very careful which podcast hosting provider you choose, I’m thrilled to release our conversation as it ranks, not just among the best on this show, but also as one of the more grounded esoteric conversations I’ve ever had. We explore a wide variety of topics, all circling around the convergence between what we might call modern life and Wicca or Witchcraft broadly. She wrote Traditional Wicca, A Seeker’s Guide for Llewellyn, with whom she has another upcoming book tentatively titled Next Level Witchcraft. Links to that and all her social profiles below. 00:02:11 Skip to Interview 00:02:30 How did Thorn Mooney get interested in Witchcraft? 00:03:58 If Witchcraft becomes mainstream, does it lose its value? 00:07:19 How does Thorn feel when she comes across blatant commercialization in Witchcraft? 00:14:38 Is the Witch Aesthetic Necessary? 00:17:57 Has Wicca Overshadowed Other Forms of Witchcraft? 00:20:42 How Did the Formalized Study of Religion Impact Thorn’s Wiccan Faith? 00:27:01 How Does Living in the South Impact a Wiccan Practice? 00:37:29 How Does Skepticism Impact Practicing Wicca? 00:41:16 Does Having a Cosmological Framework Matter As Much As Personal Experience? 00:45:15 What Has Being a Pagan, Wiccan Content Creator on YouTube Been Like Over the Past Decade? 00:51:39 Is It Difficult to Navigate the Ethical Constraints Imposed By Social Media as a Wiccan Creator? 01:02:01 Thorn Mooney Explores Her Path Toward Writing Her First Book 01:08:39 How Do You Tell Which Wiccan Books Are Worth Reading? 01:16:58 What Is Thorn Reading? 01:22:51 A Subtle Form of Sexism in Pagan Publishing 01:26:56 Where to Find Thorn Mooney’s Work  Traditional Wicca: A Seeker's Guide - https://amzn.to/3iVqnDP Thorn on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thorn.mooney/ Her Blog: https://thornthewitch.wordpress.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPX1hub6z9z_nMsWGoZk1Bw Twitter: https://twitter.com/tarotskeptic?lang=en Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thornthewitch/?hl=en Find way more about all things Salem at https://tosalem.com/ Facebook: facebook.com/tosalemsite Instagram: instagram.com/tosalemsite Twitter: twitter.com/tosalemsite YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQ0np_8AxxWpjlyBTwYdbFw

1hr 28mins

14 Oct 2020

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The Witch Community, Magical Gatekeeping, & More with Thorn Mooney 

Seeking Witchcraft

This episode features Pagan author Thorn Mooney! Ashley and Thorn discuss her book "Traditional Wicca: A Seeker's Guide" and her new soon-to-come book. The discussion continues into topics of unrealistic self-expectations in the Craft, the experience of reading versus "doing," comparing your magical journey to others, the changes in the online witchcraft community (including generational differences), gatekeeping and elitism within the craft, and other various topics.You can find Thorn on Instagram at @ThornTheWitch, Twitter at @TarotSkeptic, YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/drawingKenaz or Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/thornthewitchYou can find Ashley on Instagram at @seekingwitchcraft, Twitter at @SeekWitchcraft, Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/seekingwitchcraft, or the Facebook Community Group under "Witches Seeking Witchcraft." Want to support the show and gain access to bonus material and community events? You can do so at https://www.patreon.com/seekingwitchcraft--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/seekingwitchcraft/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/seekingwitchcraft/support

55mins

16 Sep 2020

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Episode 72: Practicing Traditional Wicca with Thorn Mooney

The Cosmic Keys Podcast

(Discussion begins at 9:00) Dan and Scarlet open the episode with a Tarot and astrology reading for the week of May 4, 2020, to May 10, 2020, followed by an interview with Wiccan author and Youtuber Thorn Mooney.  We talk with Thorn all about her early life, her experiences researching religious studies in college and graduate school, the ins and outs of Gardinerian Wicca (including nude rituals),  the modern state of witch craft, plus a whole lot more!  Patrons will get our extended conversation with Thorn, plus our full astrology forecast and Tarot card of the week.  To support our show and get these great perks for just $5 a month, head to patreon.com/cosmickeys !  Check out Thorn's links below: website: https://thornthewitch.wordpress.com/ Thorn's book Traditional Wicca on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0738753599?pf_rd_p=d1f45e03-8b73-4c9a-9beb-4819111bef9a&pf_rd_r=A7MVMYJM8TKG5XYP2TKQ Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/drawingKenaz Instagram: @thornthewitch

1hr 20mins

4 May 2020

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