Gail is in France!


Well, my dear Gentle Reader, I am off to foreign climes. I'll be traveling from May 15 ~ June 7 in France. The first half will be work, and the second half vacation. I'll be checking in online, periodically, but mostly unable to respond to anything until I get back.

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If you would like to see me while I am there, I will be in St. Malo for Etonnants Voyageurs Festival May 18 ~ 20, and then in Epinal for Imaginales Festival May 23 ~ 25.

When I'm not at panels or eating, I can probably be found at the Calmann/Orbit booth signing and chatting. I'd love love love to see you!

Etonnants Voyageurs Festival in St. Malo

* Signing in the Libraire L'Atlante (we thingk) Booth 84 *

May 18, Saturday
2:15 pm Panel: "Le Retour des vampires" = "Vampires are back”
Maison de l'Imaginaire

May 19, Sunday
4:45 ~ 5:30 pm Panel: “Gothic Girls”
Nouveaux Mondes, Room 2

May 20, Monday
9:00 am Breakfast with Fans
Café L'Univers, Grande Terrasse

Imaginales Festival in Epinal

* Signing in the La Bulle du Livre (the main festival room) *

May 23, Thursday
10:00 am Panel: “coup d’envoi des Imaginales”, which means “Welcome to Imaginales!”.
Espace Cours
Ken Scholes, Lucius Shepard

May 24, Frday
4:00 pm Panel "All kinds of creatures"
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May 25, Saturday
9:00 am Breakfast Kaffeklutch
Noon ~ 1:00 pm “La fantasy urbaine, réenchanter notre époque” or “Urban Fantasy, how to re-enchant our time”.
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4:00 pm Q&A/Reading: “Meeting Gail Carriger”
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5.00 pm Panel: “Femmes et Fantasy, du faire-valoir à la femme" or “Women and Fantasy, from a foil to an action woman”
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May 26, Sunday
6:00 pm Panel: “One for the Road”
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GAIL'S DAILY DOSE

Your Moment of Parasol . . .
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Your Infusion of Cute . . .
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Your Tisane of Smart . . .
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Your Writerly Tinctures . . .
Guest Agent Sara Megibow: Is the Agent Pitch Session an Effective Tool or Could it use a Tweak?

PROJECT ROUND UP
Waistcoats & Weaponry ~ The Finishing School Book the Third: Rough draft done. Read through time.
Etiquette & Espionage ~ trade paperback available in the US October 13, 2013.
Curtsies & Conspiracies ~ The Finishing School Book the Second: Release date November 2013. My ARCs have arrived, contest to come.
Manga ~ Soulless Vol. 3: (AKA Blameless) Available serialized through YenPlus. Print edition Nov. 19 2013.
Prudence ~ The Parasol Protectorate Abroad Book the First: Delayed. Why? Begin rewrite in 2014.


BIG FAT SPOILER ALERT on the Parasol Protectorate series! Really, DON'T READ THE BLURB ON AMAZON if you haven't read the other books first!

The Omnibus hardback editions are limited run through the SciFi Bookclub only.

The manga editions available in print.

Most short stories available in ebook form world wide!

The first Finishing School book ~ OUT NOW, The second Finishing School book ~ Nov. 5, 2013


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Quote of the Day:
“My hands are perfumed with her delicious limbs, and I cannot wash off the scent. And every moment the thought comes across me of those mysterious recesses of beauty where my hands have been wandering.”
~ Reverend Charles Kingsley, 1840 (AKA the author of The Water Babies)

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