With the exception of one sketch:
For whom I never got an email address. Sadness.
everyone should expect contact from my publisher over the next week or
so. Please don't fret if it takes a little time, after all it is the
holidays, and please do check your spam filters! It may take the books a
little while to get to you as sometimes they are mailed media mail so
In case you want to double check.
1. Amanda amandolinb
2. Caitlyn cdavis
3. Endless Pages llou
4. Fairandbright queenlothiriel
5. Fatedreamer onceuponadreambooks
6. FliterKit flitterkit
7. ForeverSearching alexa.may
8. Jenaveve visual_veve
9. Lara larabatesprior
10. Lisa lisaradgirl
11. Massimo Handcuffbetty
12. Melissa missy
13. Talia tmyres
am beyond delighted with the entrants and you can expect to see them
popping up in this blog, probably during Jannuary, closer to release
date of Etiquette & Espionage.
And now I must get back to Prudence
GAIL'S DAILY DOSE
Your Moment of Parasol . . .
Victoria Secret Recent Show
Your Infusion of Cute . . .
Neighbors (via FB)
Your Tisane of Smart . . .
Old teapot re-purposed as planter
Your Writerly Tinctures . . .
How To Dish Out Backstory In Digestible Bites
PROJECT ROUND UP
~ The Parasol Protectorate Abroad Book the First:
Working first draft. New release date March 2014.
Curtsies & Conspiracies
~ The Finishing School Book the Second:
Title changed. Copy edits done and in! Release date November 2013.
~ Soulless Vol. 2: (AKA Changeless
) Out now!
Etiquette & Espionage
~ Finishing School Book the First: Release date Feb 5, 2013.
Still slaving away at Prudence
. Nothing new on the radar right now.
Quote of the Day:
of the recipes given under fist and eggs are suitable for breakfast,
while a variety of appetizing little dishes can be made by using white
China scallop shells, and filling them with various mixtures. And inch
or two deep of nicely-minced chicken, covered with tomato or brinjal
[eggplant] scallop, or with a nicely-seasoned batter – the whole to be
crumbled over and baked – is always liked. Hunter's sandwiches [cold
meat in bread], kromeskys [croquettes made of minced meat ir fish rolled
in bacon or calf's udder and fried], and croutons [small pieces of
toasted or fried bread added to soups and used to garnish stews] of all
descriptions are also suitable, but it should be remembered that any
elaborate side-dish has too great an apparent connection with
yesterday's dinner to be agreeable to the fastidious. Indeed, this
lingering likeness to the immediate precedeing meal is always to be
striven against; and the mistress of the house where you have duck for
dinner, and duck stew next morning at breakfast, may be set down as a
~ Steel & Gardiner, 1888
No left over pizza for breakfast, I guess.