Tasteful Names

Julie McDowall

Sarah tastes of grease, Donalds are rubber ducks dipped in vinegar... Julie McDowall has an unusual form of synaesthesia, which means that she can taste names. Want to know what yours tastes like? Now you can find out.

500% funded

Audio project Published

Fear Hack

Hilary Gallo

How what scares us, makes us.

105% funded

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You Are What You Read

Jodie Jackson

Why changing your media diet can change the world

117% funded

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The End of Magic

Mark Stay

A sweeping fantasy of magic's ending; a new name to set alongside Jen Williams and Den Patrick.

113% funded

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Deserter presents: Today South London, Tomorrow South London

Andrew Grumbridge and Vincent Raison

A humorous guide to the less beaten paths of London, south of the river

116% funded

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Unscripted

Claire Handscombe

No-one is a bigger fan of actor Thomas Cassidy than Libby. No-one. That's why she's totally going to marry him

103% funded

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East of England

Eamonn Griffin

Sharp and atmospheric; a rural take on the noir thriller. A vivid new voice.

105% funded

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The Other Things

Jonathan Dransfield

An extraordinary story of how six children became the first astronauts to go to Mars.

118% funded

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Help The Witch

Tom Cox

A collection of ghost stories and the fiction debut from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Good, The Bad And The Furry and 21st Century Yokel.

302% funded

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The Surfboard

Dan Kieran

The CEO of Unbound spends a week in Cornwall building a wooden surfboard to try and work out how to evolve within his company.

105% funded

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New Times

Matt Jordan

Politics and culture, naïvete and cynicism among ’80s radicals, ’90s Blairites and beyond, from Manchester to London to the verges of Putin's Russia

101% funded

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Monopoli Blues

Tim Clark and Nick Cook

“I was offered the opportunity either to go to Australia or to go with the partisans in Northern Italy. I thought that going to the partisans would keep me nearer to my girlfriend now, my wife” (Bob Clark – IWM interview 2004) A son’s journey to uncover the story of his parents in special forces – war and love in Italy

175% funded

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In Exile

Alexandra Turney

A melancholy Dionysus is re-born in 20th century Rome and creates a new cult – three teenage girls who will do anything to prove their devotion.

101% funded

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Arbitrary and Unnecessary

Daniel Piper

The debut collection of comedy short stories, poems and plays by writer, comedian and national poetry slam champion Daniel Piper.

112% funded

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Night Time Cool

Jamie Paradise

Detective Frederick Street loves his son Elvis: Elvis detests his dad: each wants to shake the other down over a bent cocaine deal involving porn impresario, Wade Long, and Shoreditch spiv, James Maroon.

105% funded

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Innocents To The Slaughter

Helen Maskew

1838, a year after the Seddon union affair, Hudson and Lawes are on the case of illegal child labour and, even worse, baby-farming, among the mills and moorland of Bingley, Yorkshire.

100% funded

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The Little Girl Who Gave Zero Fucks

Amy Kean (author) and J Milton (illustrator)

A fairy tale of everyday bravery and beautifully illustrated feminist handbook for the modern day

125% funded

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Bandstands: Pavilions for music, leisure and entertainment

Paul Rabbitts

A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.

100% funded

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The Boy Who Stole Time

Mark Bowsher

A young boy travels to a magical realm and is set three impossible tasks to win the essence of time itself in order to save his dying mother

119% funded

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The Intrapreneur

Gib Bulloch

Find Your Purpose. But Don’t Lose Your Mind.

161% funded

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2089

Miles Hudson

A revolutionary on the run from a brain-bugging surveillance society. How would we come to live if there could be no secrets: utopia or dystopia?

106% funded

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The Madonna of Bolton

Matt Cain

An everyday story of love, life and Causing a Commotion

112% funded

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The Iron Bird

Robert Woodshaw

A novel that takes the premise of ANIMAL FARM and applies it to the life of Margaret Thatcher.

113% funded

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Robert Heinlein

Farah Mendlesohn

A major new critical study of the writings of a giant of the SF genre by a Hugo award-winning critic and historian.

134% funded

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24 Stories

Paul Jenkins, R. Martin, Steve Thompson and Kathy Burke

An anthology of short stories to aid PTSD related needs of survivors of the Grenfell tower fire and Trauma Response Network.

147% funded

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Sex Drive

Stephanie Theobald

How one woman's road trip became a sexual revolution

101% funded

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DISCO SOUR

Giuseppe Porcaro

The existential odyssey of a heartsick politician to save a war-torn, post-austerity Europe from algorithmic autocracy

108% funded

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21 Miles

Jessica Hepburn

Swimming in search of the meaning of motherhood

105% funded

Published