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Contemplation - Flowers
music: kiwi on the phone
Been bumbing around with a certain kiwi we all know and love the past few days, this has cut into my blog time but believe you me we have had a wonderful time gossiping, mostly about you all. Of course.

I made number 1 in mass market paperback on Locus's Bestseller List and Italian rights have sold. I've updated the website.

Why You Can’t Buy An eBook In English Outside The U.S. from my agent. . .
A couple of weeks ago we got an email from a rather upset reader in Denmark. He wanted to buy Gail Carriger’s SOULLESS as an eBook in English for his eReader. According to this fan, he is Danish but reads most of his novels in English. He could see that it was available in the US without a problem but why couldn’t he buy it?
Read on . . .

Gail's Daily Dose
Your Infusion of Cute:
The Chap Olympiad
Your Tisane of Smart:
10 Things to Love About Octopodes.
Your Writerly Tinctures:

Wierdmage says, "I would recommend this book to anyone. It has good suspense and action, and is hilarious."
SPOILER ALERT! Changeless blurb gives away ending of Soulless. Steampunk Guides says, "Gail Carriger’s Soulless was an absolutely fantastic read- a truly refreshing approach to the supernatural realm, complete with silly vampires, large and painfully Scottish werewolves, evil scientists, Parasols, and absolutely ridiculous hats, all blended with a simply splendid sprinkling of Steampunkery!"
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. (Upped the word count target because this draft looks to be going over.)
Super Secret Project F: Under revision. Updated proposal delayed.
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:
"There are no dull subjects. There are only dull writers."
~ H.L. Mencken

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