For years I have struggled regarding the subject matter of my first published book. I have finally made a decision. My first published work will be in the genre of Astrology. The theme is planetary transits. Here are some reasons for coming to this decision:
- A new, fresh perspective on planetary transits is long overdue.
- I’m not completely satisfied with the transit books on the market.
- The Astrology world needs a transit book that can be applied to more real world situations and circumstances.
- I have yet to find a comprehensive and clear book on transits that include all of the transits of Chiron and the North Node as well as planetary contacts with natal Chiron and the Nodes.
- Most if not all books on planetary transits do not include the minor aspects such as the semisquare, quincunx and sesquisquare. I will include these important aspects in my transit book.
- Transits are in the realm of Predictive Astrology which is one of my specializations and I’m always looking for ways to improve my technique.
- I need an extensive go-to reference book on planetary transits that reads more like a cookbook rather than a theoretical treatise.
- I will use my own experience with transits as well as the experiences of others when compiling the entries for this book.
The last bullet point brings me to this invitation. All good academic books require extensive research and empirical evidence in order for the claims contained in the work to be substantiated. I am extending an invitation to anyone who is interested in participating in my research study on planetary transits. Here’s what you need to do:
- Send me your birth information via email to Karma3675@aol.com. You do not have to provide your name. The birth information must include: date of birth, location (city and state), and the time of birth. You must know your birth time to be included in this research study. On the subject line write: “Transits Research Study”.
- Upon receipt of your birth information, I will send you a graphic of your natal chart along with a computerized natal chart interpretation report. This will be confirmation that you have been accepted into this study.
- I will send you a 2nd email with 4 questionnaire forms attached (1 for each week).
- You will need to document your feelings, moods, what took place, any good or bad events, opportunities, challenges or problems, etc. over the course of 4 weeks.
- You will complete the daily questionnaire and send your responses by the following Sunday of each week. You will be sent a total of 4 questionnaires, 1 for each week of the study.
- Upon completion of the 4-week study, you will receive a $20 gift certificate to be used towards Tarot and Astrology readings featured on my Etsy shop (Readings by Rahbinah).
- You agree to have your data included in the book. All participants will remain anonymous.
I am excited about this literary project and I anticipate that it will be approximately a year in the making. My goal is to have this book published by early 2017. Thank you in advance to all who are willing to participate and assist me with this major endeavor.