Have you ever wondered how Llewellyn comes up with some of its beautiful cover designs? Today, to celebrate the release of The Witch’s Broom by Deborah Blake, I’m going to explain the process. Since it involves Deborah, it also involves a cute cat. So this post should interest book-lovers and cat-lovers alike!
Here at Llewellyn, a cover starts with what we call the Launch meeting of the book. Attended by the production editor, production manager, art director, cover designer, copywriter, publisher, and sales manager, it is the acquisition editor’s job (that’s me) to bring the author’s input to the table. I usually ask authors for their ideas on the final title, subtitle, and
An Innate Psychic Power
Clairvoyance begins as an innate, natural Psychic Power that canand should be—developed into a true and reliable Psychic Skill.
There is a difference between any innate power and the developed skill. We are all born with many natural physical, mental, and psychic attributes that not only differ among us but also in how those differences arise and in how they may be developed and enhanced. Some of us are born with the right DNA and genetic programming to become physically strong while others may remain “90-pound weaklings” unless we train and develop those weak muscles into strong ones.
Still, even with lots of training and development work,
POWER TO THE PEOPLE has been a revolutionary call heard many times in history, and even now it remains a revolutionary challenge with new political implications and—even more—for Personal Empowerment by means of New Technologies for Personal Growth, New Opportunities for Personal Development and Self-Sufficiency, and New Awareness and Understanding of your Innate Powers—and the easy techniques for their development and the realization of what those Empowering Skills will mean for your Life, Happiness, and Spiritual Fulfillment.
POWER TO THE PEOPLE embodies the ideal of personal freedom and personal responsibility—including that of citizen-based democracy and entrepreneurial
“Live for Today” seems like good advice, for today is where we are—but tomorrow’s energies are already a factor in today’s realities. “Had I only known” might be a familiar refrain after the unanticipated event that did happen. It’s not the BIG predictable things that affect everyone like tomorrow’s weather (and next week’s, too), not the mostly unavoidable things like major foreign conflicts, not the predictable things like comets and asteroids or disease pandemics, but the unpredictable LITTLE things that may directly endanger (or benefit) you individually, like fire, robbery, winning the lottery, a car accident, a new job opportunity, a sudden tornado, etc. that you