The Long and the Short of It

By Lev Parikian

A collection of writing about everything and nothing: a collection where YOU choose the contents

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Give us a word to be included in the book. Plus the ebook edition. (100 available)
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Word Included

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$80  + shipping
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Signed Cover Art

Signed print of the cover art, a signed copy of the hardback first edition, plus the ebook
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Handwritten Essay

A handwritten copy of one of the pieces in the book plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition, and the ebook
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$125  + shipping
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Conducting Lesson

A conducting lesson with Lev plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition and the ebook
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$185  + shipping
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Participate in the Editorial Process

Send Lev your notes on the first draft of a piece (NB there is no guarantee that your ideas or suggestions will be incorporated in the final manuscript), plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition and the ebook
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A Day of Birdwatching

A day birdwatching with Lev at a birding venue in the South of England, guided by Lev who will lead the tour and help with identification, bird song and general advice. Plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition and the ebook
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The Frontispiece

Lev will write a special dedicated thank you to three pledgers printed at the front of the book, plus a word of your choice to be included in the book and a signed hardback limited edition of the book
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$40  + shipping
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Hardback (Earlybird)

A signed hardback limited edition of the book, with your name printed in the back as a supporter, plus an ebook (only 30 available)
$75  + shipping
10 pledges

100 to 1,000 Words

Provide the subject and length (first come first served) for a piece from 100 - 1000 words, plus a signed edition of the book (only 10 available)
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1,100 to 2,000 Words

Provide the subject and length (first come first served) for a piece from 1,100 - 2,000 words, plus a signed edition of the book (only 10 available)
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Be a Mighty Deity

Strike fear into your enemies. Feast on ambrosia. Be immortalised in print and feature in the book in the phrase 'X is a mighty god(dess)! All hail X!'
Let someone special know how much you admire them, or feed your own ego. The choice is yours.
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$85  + shipping
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2,100 to 3,000 Words

Provide the subject and length (first come first served) for a piece from 2,100 - 3,000 words, plus a signed edition of the book (only 10 available)
$95  + shipping
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3,100 to 4,000 Words

Provide the subject and length (first come first served) for a piece from 3100 - 4000 words, plus a signed edition of the book (only 10 available)
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The Copy-Edited Manuscript

A copy of the copy-edited manuscript plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition, and the ebook
$100  + shipping
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Lev's Notebook

Lev’s project notebook, containing all the ideas, doodles and rejected thoughts during the writing of the book plus a signed copy of the hardback first edition, and the ebook
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