Oct82013

Etiquette & Espionage Available in Paperback

Guess what happened today, Gentle Reader? Well I got up and had tea, and ate a breakfast, and had more tea, and….

Etiquette & Espionage went on sale in paperback!

For all you out there in the US who can’t afford or don’t like hard copy, now is your chance.

Want to know more about trade and mass market and such? I did a whole blog post on the subject.

This was the advertising campaign from the original launch. Little did I know, as an eager fashion consumer back in the 80s that my book would end up in Seventeen Magazine. Is this where I squee? I believe it is. Entertainment Weekly should be boasting a 1/2 page add for Curtsies & Conspiracies the week of 10/11/13. Avid collectors can go out hunting for it, let me know if you see it in the wild.

 

In other news: Crudrat has been funded! Hooray! Onward, parasols, to stretch goals and glory!

GAIL’S DAILY DOSE

Your Moment of Parasol . . .

1850s Parasol  The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Your Infusion of Cute . . .

Japan E&E Cover Art

Your Tisane of Smart . . .

Your Writerly Tinctures . . .  
Top Two Pieces of Writing Advice

PROJECT ROUND UP 
Waistcoats & Weaponry ~ The Finishing School Book the Third: Fifth draft out to Beta number 4. Things are looking up.  
Curtsies & Conspiracies
~ The Finishing School Book the Second: Release date Nov. 5, 2013. 
Etiquette & Espionage
~ trade paperback will be available in the US October 13, 2013

Manga
~ Soulless Vol. 3: (AKA Blameless) Available serialized through YenPlus. Print edition Nov. 19 2013. 
Prudence
~ The Parasol Protectorate Abroad Book the First: Delayed. Why? Begin rewrite in 2014.

 

The Books!

 

The Parasol Protectorate Series: 1 Soulless, 2 Changeless, 3 Blameless, 4 Heartless, 5 Timeless
BIG FAT SPOILER ALERT on the Parasol Protectorate series!
Please DON’T READ THE BLURB ON AMAZON if you haven’t read the other books first!

The Parasol Protectorate omnibus hardback editions
Volume 1 (Books 1-3), Volume 2 (Books 4-5)
Parasol Protectorate Series manga graphic novels
The Finishing School Series: Etiquette & Espionage, Curtsies & Conspiracies (Nov. 5, 2013)
 $0.99 ebook only short stories: Marine Biology, My Sister’s Song, and Fairy Debt

 

Crudrat Kickstarter going on October 1 ~ 31, 2013


Book News:
Steampunk Canada says, “I love this new female heroine, I love the many ways Ms. Carriger has connected this series with her first, and I want my very own Bumbersnoot.”
 
Quote of the Day:

“My friend Givemfits is “down on” almost everything but tea, and I think one reason of his nervous, sharp, petulant way is that he takes too much of this beverage.”
Around the Tea Table, by T. De Witt Talmage (1875)  

 

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