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
Guest post by Lupa
Of all the books Ted Andrews wrote, perhaps none was as well-known—or as often recommended—as his seminal work on neopagan animal totemism, Animal Speak. Like so many non-indigenous totemists, it was the first book I ever picked up on the topic, back in the mid-1990s when all I had access to in my small town of origin was a little hippie-owned health food store. While texts on Wicca and ceremonial magic were a bit too "spooky" for these rural folks, the warm, cuddly topic of animals was alright, wasn't it?
Okay, maybe "warm and cuddly" isn't the right description. But Andrews had this way of making the information accessible to just about anyone who picked it