Wanderies: The Explorers & Magicians

Wanderies: The Explorers & Magicians

The Wanderies often explore the limits of creativity to understand the meaning of the world, and their place in it. With the heart of an explorer, the mind of a sage, and the spirit of an innocent, everything is a frontier to explore. They wander the imaginal realms between matter and spirit, their acute attention like a wand, bringing life and magic to reality.

Enter House Wanderies


The Wanderies are imaginative and intelligent writers who often excel in the genre of fantasy and science fiction. They embody the innocent, sage, and explorer archetypes, and often write about inventive characters who challenge the status quo, like Gandalf, Alice, and Neo.

 Imaginative and intelligent, the Wanderies are excited to explore the meaning of the world around them, to understand how they fit into everything. They are drawn to writing that is fantastical and mythic, exploring the limits of their creativity to unlock the secrets of reality. These writers may embody the ‘sage’ or explorer archetype, and they often write about characters who bend the rules and challenge the status quo.

These writers enjoy themes of journeying, finding a safe way to be free so that they can continue learning.

Daily Writing Habit

Set aside some quiet time each day for writing, and consider using guided meditations or other visualization techniques to help you tap into your imagination. Set aside a specific time each day to write, and set aside a dedicated space for writing.

Flow Process

Start with a clear idea of what you want to create, and allow yourself to get lost in the world you’re building. Focus on creating vivid and imaginative landscapes, characters, and creatures. Let your mind wander and don’t be afraid to take chances and experiment with new ideas.

Daily Prayer

Dear St. John the Evangelist and St. Therese of Lisieux, Please guide me on my journey as a writer of fantasy and science fiction. Give me the imagination to create worlds beyond what is seen and the wisdom to bring meaning to these realms. Help me to dream big and never lose sight of my purpose as a writer. Amen.

Best time of Day to Write

May b e most productive in the early morning or late at night when they have quiet and solitude.

Favorite drink

May prefer a calming tea like chamomile or a warm beverage like hot cocoa to help them relax and focus.

Daily Exercise

To enhance awareness, they can practice Tai Chi, or gentle stretching exercises. They can also incorporate walking or dancing into their daily routines to improve their coordination and flow of movement.

Archetypes: Innocent, Sage, Explorer

Characters: Alice (Alice in Wonderland), Gandalf (The Lord of the Rings), Dumbledore (Harry Potter), Neo (The Matrix), Luke Skywalker, Bilbo Baggins, Hermione Granger, Belle (Beauty and the Beast), Moana

Patrons: St John of the Cross,  St John the Evangelist, St Teresa of Avila

Historical figures: William Shakespeare, JRR Tolkien, and Jules Verne

Motto: White shores, and a swift sunrise

Motif: Stars

Mythic Creatures

  • Pegasus
  • Faerie
  • Eagle

Tool: Wands

Extra Resources

This video explores the central archetype of the magician. While crafted for men, the role of the magician is equally accessed by men and women. Mature content advisory.

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