Nothing But a Pack of Cards – New Release

We’re pleased to announce the release of S. Rune Emerson’s new book, ‘Nothing But a Pack of Cards’.

In this handbook on the practice of sorcery using tarot cards, S. Rune Emerson utilizes the Rider Waite-Smith tradition of tarot art to teach the myriad practices of the Art Magical.

Included in this book are:

A modern look at sorcery through the eyes of the Rider Waite-Smith tarot cards and their derivatives, including laws and fundamentals of magic, and how magic actually works. An explanation of the twelve categories of commonly cast spells, the six kinds of magical initiation and quickening, and the four great tenets of a sorcerer’s philosophy, all encoded within the Major Arcana. Methods and ritual practices which help you employ the basic principles of sorcery, and learn how to become a sorcerer. A series of spells and techniques crafted from the study of the Pip and Court cards, as well as appendices on group work and ritual tokens. And more!

Any magician, whether long-experienced or just beginning, will find unique and useful information in these pages. If you want to learn how to use that tarot deck for more than just card games and fortune telling, this book is for you.

If anyone would like to review this book, please mail us for a PDF at editorial(at)immanion-press(dot)com. The author is also available for interview.

Nothing but a pack of cards

Nothing But a Pack of Cards by S. Rune Emerson

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives matter

At Immanion Press, one of our missions is to support social justice causes in the Pagan community. This is one of the reasons we’ve published anthologies such as Shades of Faith, Shades of Ritual, Rooted in the Body Seeking the Soul, and will soon be publishing Bringing Race to the Table. In the wake of recent events where unarmed black people such as Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and Tamir Rice are murdered by White police officers, with no justice brought to the offenders, we reaffirm our social justice mission to continue to bring to light the issues that need to be discussed in the Pagan community and in the mainstream communities. We stand with our author Crystal Blanton, in support of her and her mission. We align ourselves with the statement Black Lives Matter and reaffirm our stance to support social justice causes that create equity for all, especially for marginalized and oppressed groups of people. We see you and we value you.

Meet Two More Para Kindred Authors

Continuing on from last week, Para Kindred: Enigmas of Wraeththu contributor Nerine Dorman has continued to host other anthology contributors on her blog This Is My World.

Three  more to add to the ones we mentioned in our last post:

Enjoy!

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Para Kindred Authors on Writing and Wraeththu

Over the past week, Para Kindred: Enigmas of Wraeththu contributor Nerine Dorman has been generous enough host other anthology contributors on her blog This Is My World. So far five posts have appeared, each one offering a glimpse into the inspiration for the various stories and also the writer’s connection to Wraeththu.

Authors (and editors) who’ve appeared so far, with links to their posts:

We expect a few more posts and will share here when those are up.

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Now on Kindle: Turquoiselle and Para Kindred

Now on Kindle: Turquoiselle and Para Kindred

Two Immanion Press titles newly available on Amazon Kindle:

Turquoiselle
by Tanith Lee
Amazon US Kindle | Amazon UK Kindle | IP Book Listing 

Para Kindred: Enigmas of Wraeththu
Edited by Storm Constantine and Wendy Darling
Amazon US Kindle | Amazon UK Kindle | IP Book Listing 

Both books are also available in trade paperback edition.

Book Giveaway: Para Kindred

You could be among the first to score a copy of the latest Wraeththu Mythos anthology, Para Kindred: Enigmas of Wraeththu.

Para Kindred

Immanion Press is currently running a Book Giveaway on Goodreads. Details:

Opens for entries on April 18, 2014
Giveaway dates: Apr 18 – Apr 25, 2014
10 copies available, 0 people requesting
Countries available: US, CA, and GB more

Information at Goodreads.

While you’re at it, see the Goodreads listing for the book.

 

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