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The Shop Before Life

5 Sept 2019

The Shop Before Life

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes
The Shop Before Life - book cover

Most people don’t remember their visit to the Shop Before Life. Somehow, we forget the time we spent in the prelife, perhaps nervously traipsing through the long, dusty aisles of the Shop, choosing from countless jars of human traits while deciding who to become during our upcoming lives on Earth.

But even if you don’t remember your own visit to the magical place which all humans visit before being born, you might remember the short story from Walking on Custard which was set there.

Either way, you might be excited to know that the world of the prelife is now ready for you to explore.

I can’t wait for you to meet the characters, discover the Shop and explore the prelife. There’s all sorts of things to come: magical jars, a kindly Shopkeeper, ancient mysteries, huge, sprawling, beautiful gardens… and even goats.

And while you’re counting down the days until October 28th 2019, why not click here for more info, and a proper synopsis!

* “available now” applies to MOST countries where readers of this site live, anyway. If it’s not available for you right now, it will be soon… either ON October 28th 2019 or sometime BEFORE. Sign up at the Occasional Email Experience if you want to be reminded.

But I also need your help!

As a professionally obscure person, I need assistance to spread the word—so if you know anybody who likes this sort of thing, please share the links above with them.

I’ve included a couple of images in this post that you might like to share, like this one:

And please, leave a comment and let me know what you think of the book cover, the synopsis on the linked pages, the images, or anything else!

Love, Neil

Click here to preorder your copy of The Shop Before Life, or click here to learn more

Click here to preorder your copy of The Shop Before Life, or click here to learn more

Neil Hughes

Neil Hughes is the author of Walking on Custard & the Meaning of Life, a comical and useful guide to life with anxiety, and The Shop Before Life, a tale about a magical shop which sells human personality traits.

Along with writing more books, he spends his time on standup comedy, speaking about mental health, computer programming, public speaking and everything from music to video games to languages. He struggles to answer the question "so, what do you do?" and is worried that the honest answer is probably "procrastinate."

He would like it if you said hello.

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