The lunatics are running… EVERYTHING!

When I first told a friend about my ideas for Plastic Spoon Books - writings for, by and about those struggling with mental health or emotional well-being - he said, "Ah, so you're suggesting that the lunatics take over the asylum?" I smiled, as I shook my head gently. "No mate, I'm suggesting that the lunatics take over the asylum and the printing press and the whole fucking media. And, I'll tell you this - they already have! It's just a question of asking which particular lunatics we want running the joint." He smiled and offered me another can. "No thanks, mate. I'll be up all night." As it happened, I was up all night. Up all night thinking about...

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Paper and Ink submissions

Just a few more days left if you wanna get your submissions into the next issue of Paper & Ink literary zine. The theme this time around is Birth and Death. Deadline is Feb 5th! And if you don't know what Paper and Ink is, I don't know how you even have the gall to show yourself round here. Fuck off back to Fraggle Rock!

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  If you would like to stay up-to-date with the comings and goings at Plastic Spoon, you could do worse than sign-up for our newsletter. However, to save on future law-suits, let's make two things clear from the start: 1) We do not ever spam anyone, or knowingly pass on information to those who do 2) We occasionally may use the odd rude word that might make your grandma blush. Not mine, she's generally buzzed-out on Gin, but maybe yours. If you still want to receive updates from one of the most unique book providers you may have encountered, just bung your details below. We will email you first to check you've really requested this. See #1. [newsletter]   If...

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A bold claim, I know!

This is going to sound like an extremely bold claim. I know. I get that. And, trust me, if I was in your shoes, I would feel exactly as you do now. Yet, I wanted to take this time to tell you that I do not believe that there are many - if any - book promoters like us on the planet. For one thing, we tend to avoid overly popular books - and that's really not a good marketing move! Secondly, we bring together 3 worlds that, more often than not, do not interact: Those who are struggling Those seeking to help those who are struggling Those people - fictional or otherwise - who have shared the stories of...

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