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Answering Questions About My New Book Part 2

Here are some more questions and answers about my new book Asatru: A Beginner's Guide to the Heathen Path, and about me and my other books and projects. This book is the ONLY official, authorized new version of my out-of-print book Asatru For Beginners.

With that out of the way, here are some more of the questions and answers. Part 1 of this 2 part series ran last weekend.

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Answering Questions About My New Asatru Book

On August 1, book launch day for Asatru: A Beginner's Guide to the Heathen Path, I hosted an online book launch party on my social media instead of having an in-person book launch event. People posted some questions to my social media. Here's an unroll of questions and answers from the event.

What changed for you, from the beginning to the end of writing this book? How did writing this book change you?

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I have a new author site!

My new website includes links to my books, social media, and of course back here to this blog. I'm counting down the days to August 1st, 2020, when my new book Asatru: A Beginner's Guide to the Heathen Path will go live. In the meantime there are 3 places to preorder my book, which are linked on my new site.

My new site is:

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Update on My Wandering Uterus

It is almost a year after the initial conversation that sparked the crazy idea to write a collection of women's stories and call it "My Wandering Uterus" (for more details on that journey, please reference Byron Ballard's blog here:

As I'm putting together a presentation on the history of the theory of trauma, the irony of this is not lost on me. Men like Jean Martin Charcot and Pierre Janet were some of the first men in their field to turn the tide against the asinine diagnosis of hysteria; recognizing that the manifestation of trauma based symptoms were not physiological in nature, but psychological, and not limited to the uterus. The article that inspired this conversation can be read here:

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  • Kate Laity
    Kate Laity says #
    Thanks so much for being part of this exciting project!

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I am disappointed -- again. 

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Every now and then, the algorithms used by Amazon and Barnes and Noble and Overdrive and such actually work. I find a recommendation for a book that I might enjoy pop up on the side of the page or on a bar along the bottom or in my email, and I'll click on the link and lo and behold! This looks interesting!

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  • Critter
    Critter says #
    Challenge. Accepted.
  • Rebecca Buchanan
    Rebecca Buchanan says #
    Hi! I actually *just* saw Mr. Kessler's post on the Pagan/Polytheist Calls for Submissions page on FaceBook the other day. I *re
  • Sable Aradia
    Sable Aradia says #
    Hi Rebecca! I understand the problem! You'll be pleased to know that Philipp Kessler has sent out a call for submissions to a Pa

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