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A book of 88 stunning micro-stories written as postcards from strange worlds and alternate lives, featuring the voice of Cecil Baldwin
A book of 88 stunning micro-stories written as postcards from strange worlds and alternate lives, featuring the voice of Cecil Baldwin
A book of 88 stunning micro-stories written as postcards from strange worlds and alternate lives, featuring the voice of Cecil Baldwin
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    The Book + eBook

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    Book + Downloadable Audio + Wallpapers

    A physical copy of the book itself, including any and all stretch goal upgrades and audio links to narrated stories, as well as the ebook version, a downloadable audio packet of all narrated stories and high-res wallpapers of 12 of the author's favourite stories.

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    Book + Half-Cat (rare gilded hardcover)

    One copy of the printed book, all digital extras, and one of the 50 remaining clothbound, gilded, hardcover copies of Half-Cat: A Partial History, Peter Chiykowski's pseudonymous book of pseudoscience, fake cryptozoology and true cat facts.

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    Book + "Read Fast, Die Old" T-Shirt

    The book itself, plus a "LIVE FAST, DIE OLD, LEAVE A MADDENING LABYRINTH OF BOOKS" T-shirt, plus all digital extras.

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    Signed Book + Postcards From the Future

    A signed copy of the book. Also, a monthly story will be printed on a postcard, signed and mailed to you from October 2018 until September 2019. Every postcard will feature a story that will not be visible on shorteststory.com for at least 3 months and will not be included in the book.

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    • A signed copy of the book w/ all upgrades
    • A physical copy of the book w/ all upgrades
    • 12 signed postcard stories mailed to you over 12 months
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    Signed Book + Postcards From the Future

    A signed copy of the book. Also, a monthly story will be printed on a postcard, signed and mailed to you from October 2018 until September 2019. Every postcard will feature a story that will not be visible on shorteststory.com for at least 3 months and will not be included in the book.

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    • 12 signed postcard stories mailed to you over 12 months
    • A signed copy of the book w/ all upgrades
    • 12 high-res digital wallpapers
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    Signed Book + Signed Canvas Print

    Get a signed copy of the book plus a signed copy of the story of your choice from shorteststory.com printed on canvas and wrapped on a wooden frame. You will also be able to choose a 12" x 8" rectangular frame or a 12" x 12" square frame with a black bar for the title and a black bar for the signature.

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    • Story of your choice signed on canvas wrap frame
    • A signed copy of the book w/ all upgrades
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    Signed Book + Complete CZP eBook Trove

    Get a signed physical copy of the book, plus a digital copy of every release from ChiZine Publications' 100+ book catalogue, including rare and out-of-print books, sent to the email address of your choice. (Includes all books up to summer 2018.)

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    • Every ChiZine Publications ebook released up to summer 2018
    • A physical copy of the book w/ all upgrades
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    Signed Book + Complete CZP eBook Trove

    Get a signed physical copy of the book, plus a digital copy of every release from ChiZine Publications' 100+ book catalogue, including rare and out-of-print books, sent to the email address of your choice. (Includes all books up to summer 2018.)

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    Signed Book + Your Custom Shortest Story

    A signed copy of the book, plus author Peter Chiykowski will write and design a custom shortest story based on a prompt from you (a concept, a character, a plot line or a set of words). The story will be posted on shorteststory.com with a link or a dedication to the webpage or person of your choice and sent to you as signed, matted print later in the year.

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    • A custom postcard story based on an original prompt by you
    • High-res file of your custom postcard story
    • A printed, signed and matted copy of your story
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    Award-Winning Editorial Services

    Get a signed copy of the book, plus a full editorial treatment of your fiction or poetry manuscript by Sandra Kasturi, the Bram Stoker and World Fantasy Award-winning editor and co-founder of ChiZine Publications, to be delivered on a mutually agreeable schedule.

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