My background, and therefore my writing, is quite eclectic. Growing up in an Irish-speaking Baha’í family gave me a perspective on life that is sensitive to the minority view and I am fascinated by what creates individuality, both in terms of cultural difference and in terms of personality.

Since graduating with an Arts Degree in languages, I have walked a dual path – working in business while continuing to delve into deeper mysteries.  This has led me into South American Shamanism, Indian Tantra and many more diverse areas. All of these, along with a fascination with the otherworldly, colour my writing and I am a regularly to several online spirituality and self-help journals, including Elephant Journal.

I am currently editing two novels and I live, with my partner and three children, in rural Ireland.

https://www.writing.ie/member-emerging-writers/freya-watson/

You can read Freyas story, The Folklorist’s Daughter, in A Pocketful of Dreams vol. II Europe and Africa. In Folklorist’s Daughter, Freya draws upon experience as a child growing up in 1970s Ireland — a country transitioning into a modern society but losing the richness of its native culture and folklore. She tells the story of a ‘tween’ girl embarrassed at being pulled into the house of an ageing and unknown storyteller, yet fascinated by the opening it provides into the elemental realms.

Buy (for a small fee) and read the amazing stories from the storytellers of The Magic Diary Project. All proceeds from a sale go to Room to Read, and you will support the education of girls in developing countries.

A Pocketful of Dreams vol. I America and Australia

A Pocketful of Dreams vol. II Europe and Africa

A Pocketful of Dreams vol. III South Asia and Far East (to be launched in May 2017)

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