Shambhala has asked me to send them the book. Just the fact that they are interested in either distributing it or excerpting it in Shambhala Sun is a great feeling for me. It was their editor-in-chief, Melvin McLeod, who chose my first article on Murder as a Call to Love for Best Buddhist Writing 2006.
After ten years of truly sweating it out, here we are on the verge of publication. Today we invented our e-store. I'm not exactly sure what all this means, except that the book will be available as an e-book and we won't make much of a profit on those. But dear ones, this book is not for profit. It is for love. That said, I predict a prosperous year ahead. I can feel the rumblings of the birth of this longtime project. Birth pangs. Pablo Neruda said, "Can you not see how everything is a beginning again?