Category: Book Updates

Progress Update

Dear Supporters, Prompted by a much-improved living situation, I have made great progress toward the completion of Interlinear Magic since the last update. With this in mind, and with an eye toward several follow-up projects, I have decided on an inflexible April 3 deadline to complete the remaining writing, research, and editing. On April 4, […]

Another Free Preview Chapter and Progress Update

Solstice Greetings, Having just returned from holiday travels, I am now back at work on Interlinear Magic. I’m releasing another preview chapter for free, and I’ll cover in detail below what remains to be written. The free chapter is Rite-31: The Oracle of Kronos, which is timely for the Saturnalia season if you’re into that […]

Update 11

Dear Supporters, I am writing to you today with a progress update on Interlinear Magic. My commitments this semester will wrap up in two weeks, and I will be devoting 100% (instead of about 65%) of my time to putting the final touches on the book at that point. I aim to get the writing […]

Update 9 – Preview Chapter Released

Dear Supporters, I am writing today to announce the release of the first of several preview chapters of Interlinear Magic. You can download the PDF file of chapter 16, the “Egyptian Rite for Gathering Herbs” (PGM IV.2967-3006), from this page. This is one of the “shorter” chapters, so it lacks the commentary and vocabulary tools […]

Update 05 – Interlinear Magic

Dear Friends, I am writing with an update about my book, Interlinear Magic: An Anthology of the Greco-Egyptian Magical Papyri. I am excited to announce the first of several free “preview” translations (English-only) on the website. More will follow over the next several weeks. As of this writing, I am still shooting for an […]

Update 04 – Interlinear Magic: An Anthology of the Greco-Egyptian Magical Papyri

Dear supporters, I am writing with a major update on the progress of Interlinear Magic: An Anthology of the Greco-Egyptian Magical Papyri. In what follows, I will discuss my progress towards completion, the book’s new website, the estimated page count after stretch-goal additions, the revised table of contents, and the revised delivery estimate. First, I […]