Oct52012

Final 2012 Events

Sword & Laser Vodcast, on the Geek & Sundry Youtube Channel. Questions being entertained here.

NCIBA Fall Regional Trade Show Author Reception Friday October 12 6:00-7:30 pm.
Nimrod Conference for Readers & Writers 2012 (Tulsa, OK) October 26-27. $50 includes workshops, panel discussions, readings, lunch, tea, and one-on-one editing sessions.
Gail’s Schedule as follows:
Panel 10:00-10:40 am Major Arcana: Where Is the Risk and Where the Skill? with Mira Bartók, Linda Hillringhouse, Judith E. Johnson, Katie Kingston, Philip Levine, Francine Ringold, Chelsea Wagenaar.
Masterclass 1:35-2:50 pm Queen of Airships, Ace of Goggles: Gothic Tropes in Steampunk (Not my title.) Discover how archetypes from Gothic literature are still alive in genre fiction today, particularly steampunk.
Invitational Reading 3:00-4:00 pm I’ll read from my upcoming YA.
Feel free to pigeon hole me after any of these sessions if you’d like a book signed, there are no scheduled signing times.
NCTE (Las Vegas, NV) Nov. 17. Panel on November 17 from 9:30 – 10:45 AM with Libba Bray, Fantastical Histories: Shedding Light on Literary Tropes Through Fantasy and Alternative History. After Gail will be signing in the Little Brown booth 11:00 AM – Noon Booth #405 Gail will not be there Nov 18.

GAIL’S DAILY DOSE

Your Moment of Parasol . . .
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Dolman 1880 The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Your Infusion of Cute . . .
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Your Tisane of Smart . . .
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Your Writerly Tinctures . . .
Novel Editing

PROJECT ROUND UP
Prudence ~ The Parasol Protectorate Abroad Book the First: Release date Fall 2013. Writing rough draft. Bombay, officers, flirtation, old friends, tea & the real reason for the visit uncovered at last!
Curtsies & Conspiracies ~ The Finishing School Book the Second: Title changed. Awaiting copy edits.
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:
Timeless Reviews
* The audiobook reviewed
* Can’t believe it’s over

Quote of the Day:
“Be sure as you pack that you are putting in all that you are likely to require, and are not leaving out all your most indispensable possessions. It’s an awful thing to begin dressing for a ball on your arrival at a house, and to find you have forgotten the only pair of slippers which will possibly go with your dress; or to have a whole costume spoiled by the dash of colour which was to have been imparted by a bright handkerchief or a knot of ribbon.”
~ Lillias Campbell Davidson, 1889

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