You’re never too old to feel that “back to school” stirring as Labor Day rolls around! Even after all these years, I’m feeling a quickening of the mind and spirit. Since people often ask me where to learn about astrology, I was delighted to encounter this excellent series of posts thoughtfully compiled by Tima Vlasto, a professional astrologer at Astrology Tips and Tricks of the Trade. They were among AstroDispatch’s current daily catalogue of excellent articles on the web.
- Astrology Education 101: Where can I get lessons and a degree in astrology?
- Astrology Organizations 101: What are the major astrological organizations?
- Astrology Books 101: What are the top 10 beginner astrology books?
- Astrology Books 101: What are the top 10 relationship astrology books?
- Astrology Books 101: What are the top 10 karmic and spiritual astrology books?
- Astrology Software 101: What are the top 5 astrology software programs?
- Astrology Freeware 101: What are the top 5 astrology freeware programs?
My only disagreement with the booklists is that too many of the books listed—including my own—are out of print. (You may spot some of these hard-to-find items among the long list of used astrology books at http://www.paperbackswap.com. It’s a swap site where you earn credits for your own used books—all it costs is postage.) Readers, what more recent books do you recommend to students? Please leave your favorites in the comment section.
Want To Learn To Write Daily Horoscopes?
It’s a skill that many astrologers use to advantage in websites, blogs, and newsletters. My research on Spacky.com–Free Keyword and Tag Tester shows that several of the top astrology terms most used on various search engines have to do with daily horoscopes. (Read more about it here: Internet Find of the Week–Compare Blog Tags and Website Keywords for Visitor Appeal.)
One of the most popular offerings at the International Academy of Astrology (Formerly OCA) is the 6-session online course Working in and with the Media taught by Chris Turner, Fellow FAA, QA (FAA), AAT (FAA) Accr. Member APA, Dip Biol. It begins Wednesday, October 21st and meets for 6 sessions. The tuition–$325–is a good investment in career building—and tax-deductible too! Read more about it here: http://www.astrocollege.com/academic/course.cgi?COURSE_CODE=1057355708-11978.