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Wild Hair, an Instant Book by Ruth Littmann Ashkenazi

Wild_Hair_cover_imageThinking Ink Press brings you a touch of magical realism just in time for Halloween. We are happy to announce a new Instant Book, Wild Hair, by the always-entertaining Ruth Littmann Ashkenazi. Instant books are limited edition miniature books with complete stories inside. Folded from a single sheet of paper, they fit in the palm of your hand, but they’re sturdy enough to read and share.

Ruth will be reading a new short story at Flash Fiction Forum on October 14 and Wild Hair will be available for sale at this event. The story in Wild Hair was featured at a previous Flash Fiction Forum event.

Keiko O’Leary, our Instant Book designer, created this book layout. She selected the typography and paper, created the art, and hand-folded each book.

Create Books in an Instant!

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After the success of our first Thinking Awesome event, Thinking Ink Press is proud to announce our second: Instant Books with Keiko O’Leary!

Learn to fold your own Instant Book from a single sheet of paper (it’s easy)! Meet Keiko O’Leary, book artist and Instant Book designer at Thinking Ink Press. Keiko will show various examples of Instant Books, from a simple hand-drawn love note to a fully produced book containing two (very) short stories.

This FREE event will be on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm at
Peet’s Coffee & Tea on 20087 Stevens Creek Blvd, Cupertino, CA. Come join us and learn how to make books in an instant!

For more information, see our Facebook Event Page!

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Thinking Ink Press handmade books available at The Arsenal in San Jose

Instant Books at The Arsenal in San Jose. Jagged Fragments, Bees, and Jeremiah Willstone and The Sorting of the Secret Post The Arsenal, an artist-owned art store in San Jose, CA, now has a display of our Instant Books: Bees by Betsy Miller, and Jagged Fragments and Jeremiah Willstone and the Sorting of the Secret Post.

Stop by if you’d like to buy copies and support a local art shop!

Bees, an Instant Book by Betsy Miller

Bees cover, art by Keiko O'LearyThinking Ink Press is happy to announce a new instant book: Bees by Betsy Miller.

Excerpt:

He was not so afraid of bees that he couldn’t leave the house. It was more like if he saw a bee he would avoid it, you know, walk the other way. He knew all the places where bees liked to go on the way to school—the bottle brush plant, which he called the bee tree was worst of all. He always made sure to cross the street to the opposite side to avoid the bee tree.

Instant books are limited edition miniature books with complete stories inside. They fit in the palm of your hand, but are sturdy enough to read and share.

Keiko O’Leary, our Instant Book designer, created this book layout. She selected the typography and paper, created the cover art, and hand-folded each book.

Bees was released at the June 3rd Play On Words event at Café Stritch, where “Bees” was performed and Instant Books were available for purchase.