A very small imprint based in the UK, publishing short, original texts in paperback, ebook and letterpress editions.

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Latest news from the underworld

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(£5 paperback / £2 ebook)

SHORT STORIES

Mythic landscapes, lost cities, fairytale castles, and alien worlds, all packed into a hundred tiny stories. These miniature works, each exactly a hundred words long, range through points of history, lore and imagination... more

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The House of Lancaster

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(£7 paperback / £3.50 ebook)

HISTORY

Life, death and betrayal in a medieval dynasty. This fresh and lively history combines brief character sketches with margin notes, illustrations and graphics to bring a fascinating chapter of medieval history to life.... more

cover of Down Until Further Notice

Down Until Further Notice

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(£4 paperback / £2 ebook)

FICTION

Not so much a novella as a maintenance manual. Once the greatest of wizards, Merlin fell for one of his own tricks and is now trapped inside the complex, a boundless expanse of interiors. All of which need sweeping on a regular basis.... more

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The Queen of Falling

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(£4 paperback / £2 ebook)

SHORT STORY

London, 1436 and the French mother of the King of England is being held against her will. Despairing and alone, she searches the events of her life for understanding... more

THE MECHANICAL BIRD PRESS
2020