There is certainly always more than enough news in the Pagan community going around – just one glance at any of the Wild Hunt's periodic news round-ups is enough to see that a lot is going on within and regarding our community at any point in time. But there is one big news story I haven't seen addressed anywhere else…so I’ll go ahead and start the ball rolling. It’s Pagan news that overlaps with publishing news, so it’s right up my alley.
In fact, it has to deal with a regular part of my job. For every book we publish, we need to assign it a BISAC code so that bookstores and distributors will have some idea of where to store and shelf the book. What are BISAC codes, you may
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Alferian Gwydion MacLir, author of Wandlore: The Art of Crafting the Ultimate Magical Tool.
Lately, we have had so many tornadoes, violent storms, tsunamis, floods, and other disasters. As these events unfolded, we all mourned the dead and looked on with shocked sadness at the houses and buildings that were smashed to smithereens. The news media reports disasters in terms of millions of dollars in damage, or in terms of loss of human life. Now, I am as sorry for the human losses as the next human, but as a druid, there is another sort of loss that breaks my heart: the trees. Reporting on the recent storm in Michigan, the news broadcast said
One of my favorite blogs to follow is Jason Pitzi-Waters' The Wild Hunt. It's one of the best blogs focusing on Paganism and magick on all of the internet. In a recent post, he describes an article discussing how some younger American Hindus are attempting to create a uniquely American version of Hinduism. He mentions the Hindu American Foundation and how it has actively made an outreach to the Pagan community. Indeed, earlier this year they actively participated at Pantheacon, one of the largest Pagan events in North America.
I deeply applaud this honest and sharing outreach by HAF. I have noticed more and more Pagans interested in Hinduism and would encourage any people interested to
If you’re anything like me, sometimes it can be… well, inconvenient to go camping. You need tents, coolers, sleeping bags, camping stoves…and you might even get dirty! Well, for those of us who love nature but also appreciate soft sheets and comfortable beds, there are hotel conventions. I’ve been to many hotel conventions, all of which had something valuable to offer: ConVocation, the now defunct Real Witches’ Ball, Between the Worlds, and of course my favorite, PantheaCon.
Well… here’s some very exciting news for us hotel-goers! There is an all-new Pagan hotel convention launching this year in Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area of Minnesota: Paganicon. The dates are Mar.