Dressing Primrose From the Corset Up: For Balls, Sports, and the Bedroom by Gail Carriger (Custard Protocol Special Extras)

So, Fashionable Reader, I have concocted a pictorial guide to possible outfits that a young lady of Prim’s rank might wear during this time period. The images run with what she would need to put on, in order. Ready? Here we go… On the bottom half: 1. 1890  The Metropolitan Museum of Art 2. 1890s Stockings […]

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Reticence: Two Covers, Pick Your Favorite? (Custard Protocol Behind the Magic)

Reticence and Competence each have two difference overs, Gentle Reader. TWO! 2! TwwwOOOOOOoooooooooo. Reticence Covers Which one? Print Editions? You can call or visit your favorite local bookstore! Ask them to “Order it from Ingram.“ Borderlands offers signed editions of the USA Hardcover. They will ship worldwide. Use the SIGNED button under the book’s image on […]

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A Very Personal Interview ~ Gail’s Out Front Pride (Q&A)

Bit of something different for you today, Gentle Reader. I recently did an interview for Denver’s OutFront Magazine, the Comic Issue (print, not online) when I was in town for Denver’s Pop Culture Con. I figure the super nosy amongst you might want a peek into this part of my life, and since it’s out […]

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Romancing the Werewolf Special Extras (Supernatural Society)

The Great Parasolverse read along continues with Romancing the Werewolf, the third novella I wrote and my first gay romance. Romancing the Werewolf released in November of 2017 Here are some fun blog posts and resources that tie to Biffy & Lyall, reunion romances, not to mention writing the most requested story for the most popular […]

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Beautiful Dresses for Rue & Prim in the Custard Protocol Books, from Harper’s Bazaar 1891 (Special Extras)

I have this lovely Harper’s Bazaar from 1891, Fashionable Reader, given to me by a lovely fan. I finally got around to scanning some of the images. Here are a few for you, the kind of things Rue & Prim might wear in the Custard Protocol series. “We are told that several ladies have actually […]

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The REAL Reason the Custard Protocol is Set in the 1890s (Special Extras)

The sleeves, Fashionable Reader. So ridiculous, how could I resist? via  Robbie Rozelle @divarobbie  We are at puffed sleeves! #AnneofGreenGables “Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it yet.” ~ L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables edwardian-time-machine tumblr sleeve supports fripperiesandfobs-tumblr Jacket ca. 1894 From Thierry de Maigret andwomenworebloomers tumblr And the steampunk elements […]

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