Scott Cunningham (1956 - 1993) is the author of over 30 books, both fiction and non-fiction, with 16 of them focusing on Paganism and magic. He also wrote pulp novels and commercial articles.

Many of these books have been an inspiration in the lives of many people, while others are helpful guides helping solitary pagans with techniques, and some both. These books have been published in 11 languages, and spread all over the globe.

He lived and worked in San Diego, until he died of AIDS. He began practicing Wicca when he was 15, learning much about herbs and magic as time passed. He taught courses on Wicca and magic from 1980 to 1993. During these years he received all three degrees of the Reorganized Traditional Gwythonic Order of the Wicca and the Ancient Pictish Gaelic Way and served as coven high priest.

These are some of the books he wrote:

The Complete Book of Incense, Oils and Brews
Cunningham's Encyclopaedia of Crystal, Gem and Metal Magic
Cunningham's Encyclopaedia of Magical Herbs
Earth, Air, Fire and Water: More Techniques of Natural
Earth Power
Hawaiian Religion & Magic
Living Wicca: A Further Guide for the Solitary Practitioner
The Magic in Food
Magical Aromatherapy: The Power of Scent
Magical Herbalism
Magical Household
Spell Crafts: Creating Magical Objects
The Truth About Witchcraft Today The Truth About Herb Magic
Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner

A biography of Scott Cunningham, Whispers of the Moon, was written by David Harrington and deTraci Regula.

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