The Pleasure of Sinking

Mic Wright

An actress in her fifties, a painter in his thirties, their relationship, her alcoholism and their families. Is there pleasure in sinking?

35% funded

The Frost Fair

T. Q. Chant

When a mysterious enemy destroys the Habsburg Sky Armada's latest skyship over London, the ship's designer and her captain will expose a truth that will rock the foundation of the Empire.

10% funded

The Fabrications

Baret Magarian

An obscure cinema projectionist is transformed into a contemporary messiah by a burnt out novelist and diabolic spin doctor. 

12% funded

Black Box

Kevan Manwaring

Paradigms collide in this gripping journey beyond the limits of cosmos and consciousness: delving into the big questions around humanity’s survival and the existence of sentient life.

15% funded

Not Speaking

Norma Clarke

Not Speaking is a lively and unusual family memoir, and a slice of social history.

89% funded

Fear Hack

Hilary Gallo

How what scares us, makes us.

100% funded

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Valkyrie

William J. Meyer

A Valkyrie appears before four separate warriors in the hour of their death, seeking to recruit each for her own secret purpose.

20% funded

An Other's Look

James Ellis

Sometimes, for one’s own sanity, it’s best to rip up an entire life and start again. The question is: whose life? And who does the ripping?

75% funded

Notes From Africa

Jenny Cathcart

Notes From Africa, a musical journey around the continent in the company of Senegalese superstar, Youssou N’Dour

40% funded

The End of Magic

Mark Stay

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

103% 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

108% 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

101% funded

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Dishonourable Member

Nathaniel Tapley

Explosive diaries from Britain's most bulbous MP

62% funded

East of England

Eamonn Griffin

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

101% 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.

114% funded

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The Ballad of Sarah Callaghan

Sarah Callaghan

The Ballad of Sarah Callaghan is a collection of poems split into four sections: growth, love, heartbreak and rebirth.

10% funded

Nothing But A Good Time

Justin Quirk

A cultural history of Glam Metal: where it came from, how it defined America in the 1980s and how it all came crashing down.

85% funded

Note To Boy

Sue Clark

A comic novel about what happens when the worlds of a 1960s fashion diva and a modern teenager collide: she wants revenge and her reputation back; he’d settle for a safe haven and a warm coat.

56% funded

The Rooms We Never Enter

PJ Whiteley

If one of the wealthiest people in Britain falls for one of the poorest, will the money be a salvation or an unsurmountable obstacle?

53% funded

Sanzaru Killer

Kevin Bragg

Daniel Helmqvist is back but this time he's a suspect...

39% funded

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

173% 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.

100% funded

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Inside Cities

Anita Mir

A boy discovers not a secret garden, but a secret city. His sister discovers Maths and the world of alchemy and their mother tries to break the bond of their love - as India hurtles towards Partition.

100% 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.

105% 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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I Went For a Walk

Gabriel Stewart

Gabriel Stewart decided to walk 1,000 miles around the UK on his gap year. This is the story of how it all went spectacularly wrong.

103% 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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