Gentle Reader, I thought you might like to read the official
announcement of the Parasol Protectorate deal. It appeared recently in
the PW Lunch as follows . . .
author Gail Carriger's SOULLESS, a humorous Jane Austen-style steampunk
fantasy about an avowed spinster who, being soulless, can negate
supernatural ability and is thus shunned by London's society vampires
until one rudely attacks her, upsetting the social balance and revealing
a dark cult, to Parallel Films with screenwriter Ted Elliot (Pirates of
The Caribbean and Shrek) attached, by Kristin Nelson at Nelson Literary
Agency, Michael Cendejas of Lynn Pleshette Agency, and Wayne Alexander
Others discuss the option
The Parasol Protectorate Facebook Group discusses casting.
now I have a novel to write and edits incoming. Next week looks to be
busy in that typeity-clackity staring-at-screens kind of way. An
author's life is so much frantic on the inside, stationary on the
outside. No wonder we have a well deserved reputation for going insane.
GAIL'S DAILY DOSE
Your Tisane of Smart . . .
Your Writerly Tinctures . . .
Fixing a Stalled Scene
PROJECT ROUND UP
~ The Parasol Protectorate Abroad Book the First:
Working rough draft. Release date Fall 2013. Gotta get these peeps floating.
Etiquette & Espionage
~ Finishing School Book the First: Release date Feb 5, 2013.
Working promo schemes.Deportment & Deceit
~ The Finishing School Book the Second:
Third draft handed in to editor, awaiting edits.
~ Soulless Vol. 2: (AKA Changeless
) Reviewing chapter by chapter, each drops on YenPlus
by subscription. Print release tentatively
Quote of the Day:
only did Isabel frequent Turkish baths and spend days on end in harems,
but she had taken to smoking the narghileh, or water pipe. Her fondness
for wearing man's dress when she went traveling with Richard,
especially, was considered not just eccentric, but thoroughly
~ Famous ambassadress Isabel Burton or Brazil and Damascus in the 1860s, about whom a movie would be wonderful