The Soundtrack to My Life (Occasional FAQ)

LAnneWriter ask me recently, out of curiosity, what would be 12 songs that you would want on the soundtrack to your life?

I suppose that begs the question: is this my ideal glorified life, or something a little more realistic? If realistic, there’s a lot of Andean pipes, bad boy a-capella, and monks intoning in my childhood.

But if this is the Lifetime movie version if me?

Sound Track
1. Childhood: Jump, Jive, and Wail
2. Grade School: Lemon Merangue
3. High School: Puttin’ on the Ritz
4. College: Jumpin’ At The Woodside
5. Graduate School the First: Ain’t Misbehavin’
6. Working in the Tech Industry: Les portes de l’ennui
7. Graduate School the Second: Coax Me a Little Bit
8. Working as an Archaeologist: Destination Anywhwere
9. Working as an Author: The City ~ Unwoman

The Refrains
Love of Food: Cocktails for Two
Love of Tea: Cup Of Brown Joy
Friends & Family: Well Did You Evah?

Romance Bonus Track
Anything Goes


Your Moment of Parasol . . .

Paint British Paintingssite Along the Beach – Alexander Rossi

Your Infusion of Cute . . .

feuille-d-automne tumblr – Bilocations par Henri Roger-Viollet , entre 1891 et 1892

Your Tisane of Smart . . .

Armchair Tied to Its Pouf by a Rope– Decube Furniture Project

Your Writerly Tinctures . . .  
Diary of a Deadline Crisis


Curtsies & Conspiracies
~ The Finishing School Book the Second. Out now!  
Soulless Vol. 3 (AKA Blameless the manga) ~ Out now! 

Waistcoats & Weaponry ~ The Finishing School Book the Third. Release date to come.
Manners & Mutiny ~ The Finishing School Book the Last. Working rough draft.
Prudence ~ The Parasol Protectorate Abroad Book the First: Delayed. Why? Rewrite begins in June.


The Books! 

The Finishing School Series: 1 Etiquette & Espionage, 2 Curtsies & Conspiracies


The Parasol Protectorate Series: 1 Soulless, 2 Changeless, 3 Blameless, 4 Heartless, 5 Timeless
Parasol Protectorate Series manga graphic novels
 $0.99 short stories (ebook only) Marine Biology, My Sister’s Song, & Fairy Debt

Book News:
Stellar Four reviews C&C: “You need this book in your life. Trust me.”

Quote of the Day:

“Girls are 50% of the population. We deserve to represent 50% of the heroes.”

~ Tamora Pierce

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