ENTHEOGENESIS: Origin of the Divine within Us

A novel future, to challenge conventional wisdom and publishing, using hemp paper
Writing
$4,381USD
raised of $13,000 goal
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This campaign started on Jun 05 and closed on August 08, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on August 8, 2012
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  • $10USD
    E-book or book cover

    Receive the e-book in any/all formats -- OR -- one copy of the original book cover, suitable for framing. Please specify, and add $2 for shipping outside the U.S.

    Estimated delivery: September 2012

    7 claimed

  • $25USD
    Advance copy OR beLove shirt

    The first edition of ENTHEOGENESIS will be bound with deckle edges and a beautiful french flap cover. Choose either signed copy shipped in advance -- OR -- The limited-edition beLove shirt, as worn by the author in his promotional video (comes with sleeves), made of hemp and organic cotton, shipped asap. Please specify size (S, M, L, or XL). Contributors outside the U.S. add $10

    Estimated delivery: September 2012

    33 claimed

  • $50USD
    Advance copy AND beLove shirt

    Receive both of the items described above, plus a bonus item of beLove merchandise. The hemp shirt will ship asap (please specify size - S, M, L, or XL), and the book will be sent as soon as printed copies are available. Contributors outside the U.S. add $15

    Estimated delivery: September 2012

    25 claimed

  • $100USD
    Collectors' Choice

    Choose one of the following, and please send a message specifying your selection: 5 signed advance copies of ENTHEOGENESIS -- OR -- 5 hemp shirts from beLove -- OR -- any combination of the two (please include in your message shirt sizes and #'s of each) -- OR -- Signed copies of ENTHEOGENESIS, two sequels, and the prequel, each sent in advance of its publication date. All of the above include bonus beLove merchandise. For shipping outside the United States, add $40.

    Estimated delivery: September 2012

    7 claimed

  • $250USD
    Meet the author, or 20 books

    An opportunity for you, friends, andor family to meet me in the flesh. You provide an activity (e.g. dinner, skateboarding, tree climbing) & I'll provide stimulating conversation about sustainability, spirituality, fitness, publishing, or whatever interests you. Up to 50 mile detour from my route; additional miles $1 ea. Inquire for more information about tour locations -- OR -- 20 advance copies for your class, club, community, or Christmas gifts. For shipping outside the U.S. add $70.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    1 claimed

  • $500USD
    Experience with the author

    Find a friend or two; I'll provide to you, and guide you through, a shamanic "tryp" at my house (or yours, by prior arrangement only, detour @ $1/mile) -- OR -- Select a mutually convenient half-day for me to offer my services to any project or presentation you dream up, through whatever combination of consultation, labor, discussion, ritual, facilitation, andor advice you might require. Up to 100 mile detour from my tour; xtra miles $1 each; see below or inquire for tour details.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    0 out of 50 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Full day with the author

    Retain my services for an entire day, to be selected based upon mutual convenience. I'll arrive the night before in order to be well-rested for my diligent contribution to the sustainable enterprise of your choice - via site evaluation/design, strategic planning, workshop instruction, project management, craftsmanship, training, shamanism, etc. You provide me some sustenance during the day, and I'll make up to 200 mile detour; additional miles $1 ea.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    1 out of 25 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    Extended visit with the author

    Expenses paid except transportation; choose 1: Make an ayahuasca analogue w/me, & I'll lead a nocturnal psychedelic ceremony of up to 10 people, & 500 mile detour ($1 ea+) -- OR -- Tour the real-life settings, have dinner w/my parents, travel to Block Island, & stay at the luxurious 1661 Inn -- OR -- Experience Earthaven, Asheville, &or the Blue Ridge mountains. Enjoy the accommodations of my homestead, gourmet local/organic food, & life off-the-grid for 3 days/2 nights.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    0 out of 10 claimed

  • $5,000USD
    Excursion, + all of my notes!

    Join me for an exploration of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, by boat, bike, automobile, andor foot, for a week or more, whilst researching the sequel. You will also receive all of the developmental materials from ENTHEOGENESIS, including maps, research, drafts, queries, rejections, blurbs, mementos, photos, outtakes from my video, and even the hand sewn, deckle-edge leatherbound journal (which inspired the design of my printed book, and has been my constant companion throughout the process).

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    0 out of 1 claimed

  • $10,000USD
    Expedition with the author

    Cross the ocean with me by sail while crafting the last book in the trilogy; I may even dedicate it to you. Departure date to be selected based on the auspices of weather & mutual convenience; duration of the trip indefinite, but estimate 3-4 weeks en route. Sailing experience not required, but passport, adventurous spirit, & strong constitution are. Expenses paid, except transportation to & from boat. Interview required; other terms & conditions apply; inquire for details. Couples add $5K.

    Estimated delivery: September 2014

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • $25,000USD
    Odyssey with the author

    Same as above, + sailing adventure of indeterminate length via islands of Greece, monuments of Rome, and other Mediterranean destinations TBD. The mythology of these cultures permeates 3 future books, which I will work on along the way. If crew amenable to go beyond the horizon, mutual consent on destinations post Greece TBD. Same terms as above; inquire for details and an interview in advance; couples add $10K

    Estimated delivery: December 2015

    0 out of 1 claimed

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