• Stationery Shop Open Until Mid-Late March

    Hello everyone, I hope you’re all well. Just a quick message that I’ve briefly reopened my stationery shop on Folksy. I’m only shipping to the UK and USA – if you’re in a different country and would like to order, please message me via Folksy! I have very little stock so if there’s something you […]

  • New Art for ‘The Princess and the Dragon and Other Stories About Unlikely Heroes’ by Gabrielle Rose

    Hi! I’m so pleased to show you a new piece of art for The Princess and the Dragon and Other Stories About Unlikely Heroes. It’s by Gabrielle Rose, a fantastic Canadian artist who specialises in horror and the occult. Which scene do you think it’s from? If you haven’t read the book, here’s a list […]

  • Closing Stationery Shops on 1st September

    Hello! I will be closing my stationery shops (Folksy and Etsy) on 1st September, with 31st August as my last mailing day. My workload is increasing and I thought it best to stop spinning at least one plate before it breaks. There is 20% off most items in both stores! The prices are the same […]

  • Newsletter Reminder

    Hi everyone, Just a reminder that I run a monthly (ish) newsletter. I’m using social media less and less, so it’s a great way for me to have a chat with readers and shop customers, share my blog posts and announce updates or new releases. You can join the newsletter using this link. You’ll have […]

  • Paperback Edition of ‘The Princess and the Dragon and Other Stories About Unlikely Heroes’ Available Now!

    Hi hi lovelies, I’m so pleased to announce that you can now order a paperback edition of The Princess and the Dragon and Other Stories About Unlikely Heroes! It’s only available on Amazon, in paperback, at present, but fingers crossed for a hardcover! You can read a bit about why I’m using Amazon’s print on […]

  • Release Information | ‘The Princess and the Dragon and Other Stories About Unlikely Heroes’

    Hello darlings, I’m so pleased to announce that my novel The Princess and the Dragon and Other Stories About Unlikely Heroes is out as an ebook and as a paperback via Amazon! Read on for links for buying, reviews, cover and more. I am paying for 3 copies of the book (3 for the ebook, […]

  • Last Recommended Order Dates for Christmas 2020

    It’s that time of year again! Here are my last recommended order dates for delivery by 25th December: United Kingdom: 18th December (1st or 2nd class) Europe, USA & Canada: 10th December Everywhere Else: 8th December Browse my mythology and feminist stationery and accessories here. Free UK standard postage, with shipping upgrades for the UK […]

  • Francesca’s Words on Ko-Fi

    Hi everyone, I’ve opened a Ko-Fi page, as I’m aware that lots of you enjoy my stories and would love to support them, but don’t want to commit to becoming a regular patron (which I fully understand). Ko-Fi works as a one-off thing, with each payment pre-set at £3, so you’re literally buying me a […]

  • Commissions Open (May-August 2020)

    Hello lovelies, I’m excited to finally have an organised and commissions sheet! Not going to lie, it’s a little bit because I need to fill eleven more slots in the Major Arcana series… Here’s what I’m offering: Flash Fiction/Vignette/Article/Letter (I’ll write any medium, really.) Up to 800 words approx.: £30 Up to 1500 words approx.: […]

  • International Shipping Reinstated on Folksy Plus Updated Shipping Times

    Hello friends, Good news! I’ve reinstated international postage in my Folksy shop, and reduced the shipping times to 7 days. I’m still aiming to post orders within 3 working days, I want to minimise my trips to the post office (and minimise my stress levels a bit as well). I still have my Etsy shop […]