To Be a Pilgrim: Thanksgiving as a Pilgrimage

By Avellina Balestri, November 24, 2016 Word Count: 1608 Rating: G Summary: An article about the meaning of Thanksgiving and its impact as a pilgrimage. Thanksgiving, for most people here in America, is something of a precursor of Christmas that initiates a deluge of holiday hits playing ad nauseum in public and private locales until... Continue Reading →


Thinning Veil

By Cheryl Anne, Oct 25 2016 Word Count: 148 Rating: G Summary: A poem for All Saints Day At this time of the Thinning Veil, may we remember All Saints and All Souls who have ventured before us into the Otherworld, which at all times lies just a breath beyond us. At this time of... Continue Reading →

The Headmaster Returns for Halloween

By Megan E. Locati Word Count: 2901 Rating: G Summary: Harry causes merry mayhem when he dresses as Dumbledore for Halloween. “You can’t go like that.” Ron’s words were flat. “It’s—it’s disrespectful to the dead.”   Harry arched one bushy white eyebrow at his friend. “It’s Halloween. We’re allowed to dress up. And I’m fairly certain... Continue Reading →

The True Meaning of Halloween

By Beregond Word count: 608 Rating: G Summary: How we should really celebrate October 31—and by extension, November 1. In just a few days now, all kinds of random kids will be knocking on your door asking for candy, dressed up as just about anything imaginable. Halloween is a big deal here in the US... Continue Reading →

I&F Fall 2017 The Long 18th Century / Period Drama

Our Fall issue of Ink & Fairydust is here! Based on the Long 18th Century and Period Drama, it includes fanfiction and articles on many diverse books, movies and more, including (but far from limited to) Jane Austen, Pirates of the Caribbean, Felicity the American Girl, and Sharpe!

The Maid of Harlaw

"This house is old, my lord. It is on nights like this that it remembers just how old it is and the will to hold its stones together grows weak."

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