Past president of the American Tarot Association and published fiction author, Arwen began reading the Tarot in 1980 when a friend handed her the Thoth deck. She didn’t really like the Thoth deck then (her opinion has changed since) so moved on to the Herbal Tarot which she still has in her collection of nearly 300 Tarot and Oracle decks. She is currently working on the Fairy Tale Lenormand project with world-renowned artist and deck creator, Lisa Hunt. Writing as the team of Marilu Mann, Arwen has eleven novels published.
Her fascination with this introspective divination system grew (right along with her bookstore bill.) She began to read for friends in 1980. What she learned surprised both her and her friends as she began to open up on intuitively. Her friends began referring their friends to her and Arwen finally began to read for people she didn’t know.
Arwen sees the Tarot as a tool to help see things that need to be seen. Rather than doing strictly divination-based readings, Arwen attempts to deliver readings that gently guide you to taking charge of your own life and making your own decisions. Her goal is to help you find your joy and keep it.
She is fond of comparing the Tarot to looking at a road map. “If the map says bridge out ahead, what fool is going to keep driving?” is something her clients know by heart. Self-responsibility is the key to getting the most from a reading with Arwen.