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
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:
I love the teacup. What's the pattern?
It's violets but I'm afraid I don't know the name. It's a vintage piece, a gift from a reader.
Darn. I'm trying to find a new tea cup to replace an old one, but can't find the pattern. Yours was pretty close. 🙂