10 Favorite WorldCon, San Antonio Moments

Top Ten Favorite Things About WorldCon, San Antonio

1. The pool at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, I wish I'd had the energy to use it more than once
2. Immediately running into Chris Garcia in the Green Room
3. Seeing all the familiar faces from FenCon
4. Amy & Paul's rocking NASA cocktail party


via/with Francesca Myman (Locus Magazine) and Catherine (Cady) Coleman, astronaut

5. Spreading terrible rumors and schmoozing with old friends, mostly at the bar in the Marriott Rivercenter (Devi, Carrie, Myke, David, Patrick, Mur, Paolo, John, Fran, Liza, Howard, Adam, Robert, Betsy, Jason, Phil, Ann, Lawrence, Eileen & Ray, Joshua, to name but a few)
6. Hanging out at the Locus Booth in the dealer's room
7. Wearing my new silver sparkly dress to Drinks with Authors and watching the handstands
8. Panels: Fantastic London; Steampunk: Trend or Genre?; Intricate Worlds; my Kaffeeklatsch


Non-fiction Books Panel

9. Meeting people for the first time in person: (Stina, Justin, Paul, Rudy, Liz, Wes, Will, Charlaine, Sam, to name but a few)
10. Kidnapping various willing strays for proper tea

GAIL'S DAILY DOSE

Your Moment of Parasol . . .
via Tuppence Ha'penny by Charlotte

Your Infusion of Cute . . .
Kuki-Chair-by-Zaha-Hadid-Architects

Your Tisane of Smart . . .
Over The Door Hat Rack $30

Your Writerly Tinctures . . . 
7 Tips on Writing a Series

PROJECT ROUND UP  
Waistcoats & Weaponry ~ The Finishing School Book the Third: Editing now.
Curtsies & Conspiracies
~ The Finishing School Book the Second: Release date Nov. 5, 2013.  
Etiquette & Espionage
~ trade paperback will be available in the US October 13, 2013

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.


The Books!


The Parasol Protectorate Series: 1 Soulless, 2 Changeless, 3 Blameless, 4 Heartless, 5 Timeless
BIG FAT SPOILER ALERT on the Parasol Protectorate series
Please DON'T READ THE BLURB ON AMAZON if you haven't read the other books first!
Boxed set of all five!

The Parasol Protectorate omnibus hardback editions
Volume 1 (Books 1-3), Volume 2 (Books 4-5)
Parasol Protectorate Series manga graphic novels
Soulless Vol. 1, Soulless Vol. 2 (book 2), Soulless Vol. 3 (book 3)
The Finishing School Series: Etiquette & Espionage, Curtsies & Conspiracies (Nov. 5, 2013)
 $0.99 ebook only short stories: Marine Biology and My Sister's Song

Book News:

Tor.com posted an excerpt from Curtsies & Conspiracies!

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