Minutia: I'm going to OryCon, SteamCon, and PoppyCock Land

Watch the Sky's book club asks me five fun questions here's a sample:
Can you conceive any way your book would work if the main character was male rather than female?
Another fascinating question, and yes. Alexia is rather masculine in some ways, especially for a Victorian female.

It's official I've accepted invitations to be at both OryCon (Nov. 12-14) and Seattle's SteamCon (Nov. 19-21). I hope to see many of you there and have updated the sightings section of my website accordingly.

I'm excited about this jaunt, I'll be doing a fly by the Pacific Northwest during my book tour in September, but this second time around I intend to drive and really take in the countryside. I've not spend much time up north so I am really looking forward to it. Plus it is an opportunity to spend some time with friends I rarely see, so that too is a marvelous thing.

I'm deeply enamored of this young man:



He warms the cockles of my cold old heart. Of course, Lord Akeldama would end up on a reality TV program. "Yes, my little puddings, America is waiting for me!" Oh and you can follow him on twitter!



Gail's Daily Dose
Your Infusion of Cute:
Fashion inspiration: Jane Russell

Your Tisane of Smart:
Viking ‘recycling’ centre discovered at battle of Fulford site near York
Your Writerly Tinctures:
Excellent I Should Be Writing! Chris Lester interviews Liz Gorinsky at the Nova Albion Steampunk convention all about editing and steampunk in particular.

Yummy Man and Kick Ass Chicks says, "Miss Alexia Tarabotti is charming to read. She is quite sassy – well, as sassy as a lady can be during Victorian times – and set in her ways. She’s comfortable with her station in life and doesn’t expect much to change. Her relationship with Lord Conall Maccon, Alpha werewolf, is really sweet."
SPOILER ALERT! Changeless blurb gives away ending of Soulless. 42 SciFi-Fantasy says: "It was a fun and fast read that was thoroughly engrossing, but also provided enough depth and ingenuity to give it substance."
Out September 1, 2010! Even bigger SPOILER ALERT! Really, DON'T READ THE BLURB ON AMAZON if you haven't read the other books first.
Heartless: Plugging away. Due Nov 1.
Super Secret Project F: Under revision. Updated proposal quazi-due July 1 (I'm not going to make it.)
CAKE in Space: Trunked.
See table of contents here.
Short story turned in. The Mammoth Book of Paranormal Romance 2 available for preorder.

Quote of the Day:
"They say dandies don't exercise...but I change my outfit several times a day!"
~ Prince Poppycock tweet

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