Solstice Shorts Crowdfund: one of the earlier Solstice Shorts Books

A simple crowdfund reward, this: One of the earlier SolShorts books

Pledge for any one of the existing Solstice Shorts Festival books: Solstice Shorts: Sixteen Stories about Time; Shortest Day, Longest Night; Dusk; Noon; Time and Tide.

of course, you can buy these direct from us, but if we hit our target on the crowdfund, we get match funding, so it’s worth doing it through the crowdfund!

Estimated delivery: 1st Nov 2020

Select reward £10

 

Solstice Shorts Crowdfund: Full set of Solstice Shorts Books

This is the seventh year we’ve held the Solstice Shorts Festival, so one of the rewards for the crowd fund is a full set of the five earlier SolShorts books (one book combines 2 years of material)

Pledge for a complete set of the existing Solstice Shorts Festival books: Solstice Shorts: Sixteen Stories about Time; Shortest Day, Longest Night; Dusk; Noon; Time and Tide.

of cpurse, yuou can buy these direct from us, but if we hit our target on the crowdfund, we get match funding, so it’s worth doing it through the crowdfund!

Estimated delivery: 1st Nov 2020

Select reward £50 or more

Arachneversary Departures and the Story Sessions

Editor Cherry Potts talks about Departures, an anthology of short fiction and poetry, and the events that inspired it – The Story Sessions, the live literature event that ran for three years. Complete with archive footage from the story sessions, and video from the launch of the book.

This book is available from our Webshop,

and you can get a discount throughout August if you add the code ARACHNEVERSARY at the checkout.

ARACHNEVERSARY Dusk

Cherry Potts talks (to Ness Owen, briefly) about the most ambitious Solstice Shorts Festival ever – Dusk – A Wave of Words Across the UK travelling at the Speed of Dark as dusk fell, to twelve sites from Ellon in Aberdeenshire, to Redruth in Cornwall on the shortest day of the year.

You can buy the book from our webshop

use code ARACHNEVERSARY to claim a diiscount in August only.

Check out our series bulk buy offers

The Spider has landed

box of spiders

Traditional box of books image: No Spider Harmed in the Making of this Book has arrived.

We did think about delaying this book, what with the Covid situation, but thanks to the power of multiple authors, (Anthologies are so handy that way) we were able to garner enough pre-orders to pay up front for the printing, thus minimising the risk of the books sitting sadly at the distributor with nowhere to sell them.  And I have to say TJ International have done a brilliant job, and Karen Boissonneault-Gauthier‘s cover looks BEAUTIFUL.

It’s Independant Bookshop Week, this week by the way, and lots of bookshops have just reopened, in a careful socially distanced way, so you could order a copy through your local indie, or you can order from us.

There will be an online launch on 8th of August, when we will be celebrating our Eighth Anniversary. (Technically a few days before, but all those eights lined up and called to me.)

Bookshops, place your order with NBNI or via Inpress.

Those of you who have already ordered – there are a LOT of you, and we are prioritising the overseas orders to ensure everyone gets their books before publication day – and when I say ‘we’, I mean me and the cat, who lovely though he is, doesn’t help much in the way of posting stuff, and is more interested in sitting in the boxes when they are emptied, so please be patient, I know it’s exciting, I’m excited, but I can only get so many parcels to the post office at a time.