For Avid Readers

If Magic was Real: Spellbooks

I take my notebook collection very seriously. They have their own shelves, they must not be looked at, and if there is so much as an ink smudge out of place, my heart breaks. (How could I have been so careless?) Yet, I know people who bend the ears of the pages, colour outside the lines… Continue reading If Magic was Real: Spellbooks

For Avid Readers

When Seances Go Wrong

Still got that Ouija board upstairs in the attic? Let's have a séance. The staple of every sleepover, a séance is the coolest thing we did as teenagers. Experimenting with summoning ghosts, or demons if we were feeling really crazy, was the kind of danger we were after. Whatever we brought back from the dead,… Continue reading When Seances Go Wrong

The Secret Library Encyclopedia

#Magical #Jobs – Supernatural Travel Agent

Supernaturals and humans have a few things in common and this is one of them: they love to travel. No guesses as to who is using teleportation circles instead of EasyJet. Adios, airport security! So, as all-powerful and sunhat toting supernaturals, why do we need a supernatural travel agent? What can they tell us that… Continue reading #Magical #Jobs – Supernatural Travel Agent

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#Magical #Jobs -Vampire Hunter

Do professions get any more old school than this? Vampire hunters already have their own image: the Van Helsing type in a kick-ass hat and a trench-coat stuffed with stakes and silver bullets. Just in case werewolves, y'know? But there's more to being a vampire hunter than waiting until the sun sets and sneaking into… Continue reading #Magical #Jobs -Vampire Hunter

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#Magical #Jobs – Grimoire Printer

Without books, where would we be? Bored, lifeless and probably drunk. Daily. In the real world, we need books - and therefore publishers and printers - to escape the monotony of day to day life. Because we sure as heck don't need them to research things anymore. Thank you Wikipedia. But the magical world needs… Continue reading #Magical #Jobs – Grimoire Printer