Goblin Mode

How to Get Cozy, Embrace Imperfection, and Thrive in the Muck

About the Book

Embrace your inner goblin! Learn to decorate, dress, craft, forage, and live according to the goblin principles of community, diversity, proud weirdness, and joyful mess.

Do you ever feel strange, gross, chaotic, underappreciated, or like you don’t quite fit in? Great news: you might be a goblin! That means your imperfections and idiosyncrasies are the most awesome things about you, and you can build a more balanced, comfortable, harmonious life by accepting and honoring them—taking inspiration from the frogs, fungus, moss, rocks, and dirt that goblins love.

Can a mushroom give you fashion tips? Can a snail teach you to be a better person? You bet they can—and in this book you’ll also learn to:

  • Build a moss garden for your lair
  • Grow and use medicinal plants
  • Forage for berries (even in the city)
  • Mend your cozy sweaters
  • Display your cool rock collection
  • And more!

Anyone can be a goblin, and Goblin Mode includes life advice for celebrating physical and mental diversity, rejecting prejudice, and generally hanging on to a little joy.

Featuring 25 whimsical illustrations by Marian Churchland, Goblin Mode will help you rethink your relationship with your body, your home, your community, and the earth.

About the Author

McKayla Coyle

McKayla Coyle (they/them) is a lesbian writer from Anchorage, Alaska. They’re the engagement editor for Literary Hub, and they hold an MFA in fiction from The New School. In their free time they read fantasy novels and make a lot of jam.

Product Details

  • Hardcover ISBN: 9781683693536
  • e-Book ISBN: 9781683693543
  • Release Date: June 27, 2023