Deborah Castellano

Deborah Castellano’s book is Glamour Magic: The Witchcraft Revolution to Get What You Want (Llewellyn, 2017).

Her craft shop, The Mermaid & The Crow specializes in hand blended ritual oils, handspun yarn and other goodies.

In a previous life, Deborah founded the first Neo-Victorian/Steampunk convention, SalonCon which received rave reviews from con-goers and interviews from the New York Times and MTV.

She resides in New Jersey with her husband, Jow and their cat, Max II. She has a terrible reality television habit she can’t shake and likes St. Germain liquor, record players and typewriters.”

The Scene Is Never What It Used to Be: A Retrospect

Glamour Magic: A Reading with Questions and Answers

Glamour is the art of taking what makes you exciting and interesting to others and using it as leverage in accomplishing your Great Work. This fun romp of a book helps you use glamour to accomplish total world domination . . . or to revolutionize your magical practice if ruling the world isn’t your thing.

Glamour Magic encourages you to be crafty, cunning, and unafraid to want something fiercely. Learn how historical figures used glamour in their campaigns for greatness. Discover experiments, exercises, and rites for your Craft. Glamour is your secret weapon—your guide to finding what you want and getting it, too.

How to Hostess Your Own Tea Party

Tea is so fun to attend, but it can feel completely overwhelming to hostess your own tea party. Learn about the difference between High Tea and Low Tea, how to serve tea, recipes for your party and different party styles.

Manners Matter: A Lively Discussion About Con Etiquette

The Steampunk Community is known for impeccable politeness, but what about the finer points of how one should behave during a convention? What is the most polite way to chat someone up? How do you ask someone to remove their gear wings from your personal space? An interactive discussion!

Tussy Mussies

The Language of Flowers comes from the Victorian time period where handing someone a small bouquet of flowers (or tussy mussy) could be laced with intrigue, secret longing or the brush off. Come learn about tussy mussies and make your own!

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