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£4,110raised of £4,000 target by 109 supporters

    Weʼve raised £4,110 to publish Claire Hamilton's novel

    Llandogo, United Kingdom
    Funded on Thursday, 29th June 2017

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    Claire was a creative force, channelling energy into music, poetry, performance and writing. She has a number of books published already. However, she only wrote one novel. Entitled "I, a Child", Claire's novel was a symbolic culmination of a lifetime of creative writing and philosophical thinking. Claire spent the last few years of her life crafting and honing her novel, but sadly it was never published. As part of her legacy we are raising funds to publish it and give it the audience it deserves.
    We intend to send a copy of "I, a Child" to each contributor to this campaign once it is published.
    For more information about Claire's published work please visit



    • Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie4 months ago
      Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie

      Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie

      4 months ago

      The launch of I, A Child will take place on Saturday March 23 at the Wye Valley Arts Centre. If you would like to attend please register here: All contributors to this campaign will receive a free copy! Copies will be available at the launch but if you are unable to attend, please decline the invite and provide your address in the response or message directly so we can include you in the mailout. Thanks again for helping us make this happen x

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    • Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie5 months ago
      Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie

      Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie

      5 months ago

      We are pleased to announce that the launch of mum’s novel, I a Child, will take place from 4-6pm on Saturday 23 March at the Wye Valley Arts Centre in Llandogo. We very much hope you’ll be able to join us! Formal invites to follow. Chloe, Emma and Steve xx

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    • Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie6 months ago
      Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie

      Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie

      6 months ago

      Dear All An update on Claire's novel... I, A Child is currently on its final edit and we are in the process of working with a cover designer and a printer. Our aim is to publish it in the spring of 2019. We will be holding a book launch towards the end of March to coincide with the spring equinox and to mark two years since Claire’s passing (timescales permitting). We want the launch to be a celebration, to share Claire’s literary legacy with all our friends and family. Dates and details of the event in due course. Chloe, Emma and Steve

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    • Ada & Dom Gregson

      Ada & Dom Gregson

      Jun 29, 2017

      With love from Ada and Dom


    • Victoria Taylor

      Victoria Taylor

      Jun 26, 2017

      Hi Chloe, meant to do this a couple of weeks ago. Look forward to reading the novel now!!Love Mat, Vicks and Corny


    • Rachel Murray- Leonard

      Rachel Murray- Leonard

      Jun 24, 2017

      This is a really lovely thing to do for your Mum/Claire. Sorry for late donation xx


    • Shaun Mccarthy

      Shaun Mccarthy

      Jun 16, 2017

      What a sad way to support the publication of her work.


    • Forest of Dean Writers / On The Edge

      Forest of Dean Writers / On The Edge

      Jun 15, 2017

      Here's to a great success for Claire's book!


    • nathan filer

      nathan filer

      Jun 12, 2017

      From Nathan & Emily x


    • Laura, Robert & Kitty Noone

      Laura, Robert & Kitty Noone

      Jun 7, 2017

      With lots of love x


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    Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie

    Chloe, Emma, Steve and Rosie

    Llandogo, United Kingdom

    Chloe and Emma are Claire's daughters; Steve is Claire's partner of 21 years and Rosie is Claire's youngest sister. The four of us are working together to create a legacy for Claire. This is our first project in her memory but we hope there will be more to come.

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