Manga Contest Winners Announced!

First Place, and the winner of the manga goodie box is . . .

Michelle Long!

Runner ups, winners of signed copies of the first manga are . . .

Winners please contact me via email using the calling card feature on my website.

Please include your full name and mailing address, and whether you would like the book personalized or simply signed.

Thank you all so very much for playing! I promise there will be more contests and give-aways and the like soon. Next up is another Etiquette & Espionage contest. I just have to get all my ducks in a row after this one!

In other news, if you feel so inclined both Soulless the manga and Timeless have made the finals of the Goodreads Choice Awards, 2012! I am honored, thanks to all who have voted for me. If you'd like to one more time, on this last pass, please do?

Vote Soulless the Manga best in Graphic Novels
Vote Timeless best in Paranormal Fantasy


Your Moment of Parasol . . .
1904-1905 Gustave Beer,  The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1904-1905 Gustave Beer,  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Your Infusion of Cute . . .
Mustache Pacifier

Your Tisane of Smart . . .

Your Writerly Tinctures . . .
What Makes a Short Story Short ? For the record, short stories are my favorite form of reading. I find them challenging to write, but I do adore reading and listening to them.

Prudence ~ The Parasol Protectorate Abroad Book the First: Release date Fall 2013. Rough draft done. On hold for copy edits, see bellow.
Curtsies & Conspiracies ~ The Finishing School Book the Second: Title changed. Copy edits arrived must finish Prudence rough first.
Etiquette & Espionage ~ Finishing School Book the First: Release date Feb 5, 2013. Working promo schemes to begin September.
Manga ~ Soulless Vol. 2: (AKA Changeless) Reviewing chapter by chapter, each drops on YenPlus by subscription. Print release tentatively Dec. 2012.

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, Vol. available in print, Vol. 2 by subscription to YenPlus.

Most short stories available in ebook form world wide!

The first Finishing School book ~ Out Feb. 5, 2013

Book News:
Vote for me on Goodreads?
Soulless the Manga in Graphic Novels
Timeless in Paranormal Fantasy

Quote of the Day:
"A good cook is not made, he is born; so if you are lucky enough to find one, do anything to keep him – short of letting him know that you are anxious to do so."
~ Steel & Gardiner, 1888

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