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Wednesday, 31 August 2022

Esteemed Moteliers, 

A big shout out from Mission HQ. 

I was going about my morning ritual - bathing the baby tortoise that our daughter found wandering down the road, purging myself of the previous night's excesses with a mint and green tea, and getting ready to dive into the next chapter of the book when the phone rang… 

‘Alright Claire!?’ One of our Motel patrons asked.


The Motel & a curious encounter with a superior being...

Thursday, 12 May 2022

Dearest Moteliers,

Sending warmest of summer vibes from Mission HQ! 

Please excuse the radio silence!

We have been back on the island of Ibiza launching our new experiential daytime event AiLIEN also known as ANIMUSOMNIS - which in true cryptic mission style is an anagram of MANUMISSION.

AiLIEN & The Motel are intrinsically linked - you will find out how when you receive your copy of the…

Motel, Madness & Vice!

Wednesday, 23 February 2022

Dear Moteliers,

The Motel is 94% funded as I write this. The 100% target is almost tangible!

Very excited to be sharing an excerpt from the manuscript here published in Vice.

Here's what the mighty Chas Smash from Madness had to say:

“Excellent writing, gripping flow, love the characters and the mission impossible…

Motel Valentine...

Thursday, 10 February 2022

Dear Moteliers,

Happy Valentine's Day for Monday.

Here's a special something for you - a brand spanking new piece of M&C digital art. A Wild West morsel of Manumission mischief to get you in the Valentine's mood. A thank you all for your love and support and a little slice of Motel life to keep you going until the book and your personal pledge level delights are safely in your hands. 



Friday, 14 January 2022

Dear Moteliers, 

‘The Motel’ is already over 50% funded! We send massive heartfelt thanks to each and every one of you! Manumission salute you xxx & have a special gift for you!

8pm on this Friday the Fourteenth of January - the exact same time and date as the original launch of the very first MANUMISSION in Manchester - 

'The Motel' will be officially launched to the world.


THANK YOU - message from Mike and Claire

Friday, 31 December 2021

Writing in progress
Publication date: TBC
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