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Publishing Schedule/General Information
Each issue is approximately 8.5" x 11", 112 pages in length, with a glossy full color cover. The content ratio is 75% content to 25% advertising. Subscriber issues are mailed 4 to 6 weeks before the issue date, directly from our printer in Wisconsin. They are timed to arrive before the first of the issue month.
Senior Editor Nan Geary has studied astrology since 1970; she is married to an astronomer/telescope-maker, so theirs is a union of inner sky and outer sky. Nan also writes and performs music and is a member of a three-woman a cappella vocal group, Harmonious Combustion. As an editor for TMA, she competes with Tem for the position of punster-in-chief.
Janette deProsse, our Managing Editor, has learned almost everything she knows about astrology from editor Nan Geary and from reading and re-reading every single word that has been published in The Mountain Astrologer since the Leo/Aquarius issue (Feb/March 2000). Her extracurricular passions include reading, Latin jazz, baseball, European travel, playing Scrabble, and watching Downton Abbey on DVD. She lives on two wooded acres on Rattlesnake Road with her partner and two marvelous cats.
Web & Book Editor Mary Plumb is a consulting and teaching astrologer living in Ashland, Oregon. She wrote most of the Beginner's Series for TMA, as well as numerous articles for our weekly blog and various articles for the printed magazine over the years. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org Her website: maryplumb.com
Ray Grasse is author of The Waking Dream: Unlocking the Symbolic Language of Our Lives, and Signs of the Times: Unlocking the Symbolic Language of World Events. Throughout the 1990s, he worked on the editorial staffs of Quest Books and The Quest Magazine, and has written extensively for The Mountain Astrologer. He is a working astrologer, and can be reached at email@example.com, or through his website www.raygrasse.com
Kate Sholly is the Special Projects Editor at the magazine. She is also a practicing astrologer in the Sierra Foothills, with interests in mythology, dreams, alchemy, and an archetypal approach to astrological symbols. She regularly plays with dreams — her own and whoever will tell her theirs.
Linda Ferencik is our Circulation Manager. Linda comes to TMA bringing experience from both the high tech and book publishing industries. In her spare time, she spends as much time as possible outdoors grokking, then melding with nature.
Ann Meigs is our Administrative Assistant. She is also a mandolin player and a member of a group called “Buffalo Gals” that plays Old Time and Americana music. Her spare time, and there’s not much, is spent with family, gardening, and — with the Moon and Venus in Virgo and a healthy stellium in Cancer — on endless home improvement projects.
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