Manga Art Launch: Professor Lyall

Today we have the initial sketches for Professor Randolph Lyall!

Professor Lyall, the Beta in question, was a slight, sandy-haired gentleman of indeterminate age and pleasant disposition, as agreeable, in fact, as his Alpha was sour. He grinned at her and doffed his hat, which was of first class design and sensible material. His cravat was similarly subtle for, while it was tied expertly, the knot was a humble one.
~ from Soulless

My manga artist's name is Rem. The Soulless manga is coming out via Yen Press. It launches officially at Comic Con in San Diego July 21. It will be available serialized in Yen Plus, a monthly online anthology. starting July 11, and as a full book next spring!

Your moment of parasol . . .

Gail's Daily Dose
Your Infusion of Cute:

Your Tisane of Smart:
Orwell on a nice cup of tea
Your Writerly Tinctures:
And more on Principles of Contracts: Embrace Your Inner 2 Year-Old from J. Daniel Sawyer

Timeless: Finished with last draft, awaiting copyedits.
Etiquette & Espionage: The Finishing School Book One: Over word count but should be finishing the rough draft soon. Then massive edits.
Secret Project PPA: Only a twinkle in my little eye.

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

A deliciously well written and extremely kind review of Blameless from Pip over on "Blameless is part classic drawing-room farce, part adventure romp, and part supernatural comedy. Carriger lampoons the sensibilities of Victorian manners with exquisite taste and tact, and carries this vernacular over into all of her marketing and online presence as well." The author asks a question to which I do, in fact, have an answer. But the blog does not allow comments. I'm hoping he has a track back because here is how to tie a cravat . . .

Quote of the Day:
"Teaism is a cult founded on the adoration of the beautiful among the sordid facts of everyday existence. It inculcates purity and harmony, the mystery of mutual charity, the romanticism of the social order."
~ Okakura Kakuzo

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