Self-published books

My self published booklets continue to sell well. Self publishing and handwriting these small booklets has made it possible for me to get my ideas and artwork out into the world, and be completely in control of the whole process, from content to printing on recycled paper. Over the years I have revised and updated these handwritten self-published books - as my thoughts change and my understanding deepens... another advantage to self publishing!

I wrote the first 'Earth Cycles of Celebration' 20 years ago now, when I became fascinated by the old festivals of this land. Back then there were very few books to be found on the subject, and I felt my way in, understanding how we could work with this cycle as part of our lives. I wrote it out by hand, as this was before there were computers in every home, added some of my pen and ink doodles, photocopied twenty, sewed them together because I didn't have a stapler big enough, and took them to the summer festivals. I put my name and address in the back and over the following year my trips to the photocopiers became so frequent that I took the plunge and had my first 500 printed on Hemp and Wheatstraw paper. (So if you have one of these you have the oldest version!) Since then I have revised and changed it along the way, as my knowledge has changed and grown. I have now sold 15,000 copies of this one booklet alone..... and rising!

Next came 'The Sacred Tree', a journey with 13 of our native trees. As I sat drawing trees, each tree species seemed to me to have a unique energy and presence.... and there my journey began.... Again in those days there were very few books to be found on the subject. Next, studying the old Celtic manuscripts inspired me to write the Tree Ogham. This recounts my deeper journey with the native trees, and is an invitation to spend time with each tree and to make your own Ogham stick from a twig from each tree.

In 2002, I co-created 'Creating Ceremony' with Lu Garner, both pooling our knowledge and experience in creating ceremonies, in small groups, alone or to honour a special event, and created a handbook for others who want to do the same.

My last hand written book 'Elements of Change' grew out of my working with metaphysical alchemy. It reflects my deepening understanding of vibrational energy and is a handbook for working with the five Elements of life: Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Spirit/Web of Life.

Trade enquiries for my self-published books to: Peter Gotto, Green Magic, 01823 698434

 
 
 

Due to wanting to devote my time to my creative projects I am no longer posting orders outside of the UK. For overseas orders and for my published titles please visit my distributor's website: www.greenmagicpublishing.com

 
 
 

The Earth's Cycle of Celebration

A simple and clear beginners guide to understanding the underlying energy of the seasonal Wheel of the Year and includes many simple and inspiring ways to celebrate the 8 Celtic festivals and connect to the Earth's changing cycles, whether celebrating alone or with a group.

£6 + £1.30 postage & packaging - UK ONLY

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New - I am pleased to offer two new translations for Earth Cycles of Celebration, German and Japanese. A spanish translation has been completed and will be out later this year. A french translation is in the pipeline.

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The Sacred Tree

This book focuses on 13 native trees of the British Isles, their inherent energy and unique healing properties and suggests their place on the Celtic Wheel of the Year. This creates a tree circle, which can be planted and used as a celebration circle. Includes a guide to the properties and uses of the different woods, herbal uses, and a tree growing and tree planting guide.

£6 + £1.30 postage & packaging - UK ONLY

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The Tree Ogham

This book guides you through the process of collecting and making your own Ogham sticks from each of the 20 trees and shrubs that make up this ancient system. It explores different ways of communicating with the trees to help us to deepen our relationship with them and to become more open to their wisdom.

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Creating Ceremony - With Lu Garner

A self-help straight forward and practical guide to creating your own ceremonies for all occasions. Includes how to facilitate your own multi faith, participatory ceremonies such as baby-blessings, baby-namings, hand-fastings, funerals and other rights of passage. Each aspect of creating a ceremony is clearly described and aims to create confidence for the the celebrant and participants alike.

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Elements of Change

This book is invaluable for anyone working with the 5 Elements of Life: Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Spirit, and offers a comprehensive guide to the transformational alchemy of each of them. It encourages us to explore ways to connect to these Elemental energies both within ourselves, and in the world around us. This book is a self-help guide to consciously creating positive change and shifting from old separation thinking patterns, to grow towards Unity Consciousness. And as we change ourselves from the inside, we change our relationship to everything in our lives.

£6 + £1.30 postage & packaging - UK ONLY

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