The following is a list of resources Gail is often asked about. Hopefully you will find what you are looking for!
Most Popular Stuff
This is probably what you wanted.
- All Gail’s books: The Definitive Reading Order & Parasolverse books in chronological order & All Her Queer Stuff in One Place
- Where’s the audiobook?
- Where’s the print edition?
- 10 Best Ways Readers Can Support Authors
- Why a pen name?
- Why queer characters?
- The 10 Books That Inspired & Formed Gail’s Identity As An Author
- Will there be a movie? An option does not a movie make!
- How to Request My Books at Your Library
- Will Gail contribute to my charity or kickstarter?
- Similar FAQs
- FAQ blog posts – sometimes Gail gets a reoccurring question that really needs an in-depth answer
Gail's Creative Process
Behind the Magic blog posts for Gail’s musings on her creative process and the publishing industry. Includes chapter titles & samples, thoughts on being an author and…
- All Gail’s posts on her creative process and how that impacts the reader experience AKA Behind the Magic
- Gail’s At Work Pinterest boards
- Why isn’t Gail just always writing?
- Researching Gender Fluidity & Representing it in Fiction
- Gail At Work or At Events Pinterest boards
- 25+ Tips for Researching a Victorian Setting
- Gail’s articles on Victorian science & fashion & culture
- Victorian Travel Times (with dirigibles & werewolves)
- How to Stock a Victorian Medicine Cabinet
- Researching a Victorian setting and steampunk, Victorian Era Pinterest board, video of Gail’s research shelf
Special Extras For Fans
Special Extras blog posts contain Gail’s easter eggs for uber fans. Includes deleted scenes, fantasy casting, secrets of world building, games, quizzes, academic articles, guest blogs and character studies.
- Pairing Gail Carriger Books with Tea & Nibbles
- Gifts for the Gail Carriger Uber Fan
- Dear Lord Akeldama – in which the Good Vampire give bad advice (these are also all complied together in one book)
- Gail Carriger quotes on Goodreads or Pinterest
- Fan Art & Cosplay on the Wikia
- Fan Art & Cosplay on Pinterest
Want a monthly book suggestion directly from Gail? Join the Chirrup
- A list of favorites plus reviews? Goodreads or BookBub
- Sporadic recs of discounted books? Follow Gail on XTwitter or Facebook
- Just pictures of books she loves – Pinterest
- Here are some specific book reviews.
What’s Gail’s taste like?
- Gail’s reading wheelhouse: what she loves & what she hates
- Gail As A Reader is an Unreliable Narrator
- Fiction Featuring Gender Fluidity & Varied Sexual Identities
A voracious reader here are Miss Gail’s curated lists by theme & genre. Includes mostly books, but also podcasts, TV & movies.
Specific curated reading lists?
- Like Gail Books? Try these Black authors
- 10 Favorite Space Operas
- Similar to The Parasol Protectorate series.
- Similar to The San Andreas Shifters series.
- Similar to The Tinkered Stars
- 8 Comfort Reads
- 30+ Black Authors who write Queer comfort (with suggestions)
- 10 Best SF/F Romances That Romance Readers Don’t Know About
- Favorite Historical SF/F Novels
- 10 SF/F Books That Stick With You
- Women Dressing As Men
- Holiday Reads For Kids & Adults
For Beginning Writers
- A curated list of blog posts by Gail specifically for authors at the start of their careers
- Gail runs her local author group’s industry insider & gossip newsletter, you should subscribe to that to keep up with the pro author world. Bay Area Romance Writers (not just for romance)
- Writer Education Pinterest board
- Gail’s publishing team: from editor to cover art designer, full list on her Contact Page, right side
- Cover Art: Its Purpose in Life, Dangers of Stock Art (& on Pinterest), BAD covers
- 10 Things About Publishing This Author Wishes Everyone Knew
- 30+ Blogs & Podcasts for Authors
- 7 Tips for Getting Over Writer’s Block
- How to Write (and Not to Write) an Author Bio
- What is an author style guide? How about a style sheet?
- The Pros & Cons of Cons
- Descriptions Of Great Skill & Hilarity
- NaNoWriMo: Links Tip Sheet, Q&A, The 3 Writing Modes
- What is the Nature of Authorial Intent?
Advanced Author Tips
- A curated list of blog posts by Gail specifically for writers further along in their careers (if you would like access to one of her protected, proprietary data posts, drop her a calling card)
- 7 Side Effects of Being a Full Time Author
- Pen Names, Cover Art & Reader Betrayal
- Thinking of switching genres? It Means Something Different in Romance
- Plot Versus Pace (Why That Book Sucks)
- Learn to Let Go of the 10%
- Writing Humor
- Why You Should Read Outside of Your Genre
- Writer tools shopping list
- Author objects & articles Gail loves (Pinterest)
- Recommended Laptop Stand: Roost
- Software: Scrivener (How to get started)
- On the road? Scrivener iOs + ipad set up
- Using WordPress Plugin Redirection To Create Evergreen Universal Links
- Fun & Practical Gifts for the Writer in Your Life
- Top 10 Tips for Packing & attending conventions
- 13 Top Tips for The Traveling Writer
- How to Master Modular Packing AKA Kits!
- Gail’s Must Do List When Visiting London
- Gail’s posts on being a traveling author: events, meeting fans, foreign lands
- Gallery of Weird Food Gail has Stuck in Her Maw
- Suggested gifts for Frequent Travelers
- 20 Minute Delay on Pinterest (tips, tricks, articles)
- Packing Fancy Clothes
Still Didn't Find It?
Everything Gail has posted about tea & nibbles (her true loves) and here’s other random stuff you might be looking for:
- The Epic Tea Post
- Decorative & Useful Things Gail Loves
- Gift Ideas From Gail
- Gail’s 11 Most Memorable Meals of All Time
- Gail’s Favorite Recipes to Cook & Bake
- Gail interviewing other authors
- Fun Pinterest: Octopus, Tea, Cats Make Me Happy
TV & Movies
- 3 Genre TV Shows That Didn’t Stick The Landing & 3 That Did
- Fantastic Queer Romantic Comedy Movies
- 10 of the Best K-Dramas
- 13 Quirky Lesser Known Movies Gail Loves
- Favorite Guilty Pleasure Movies
- BL Dramas Analyzed from a Writer’s Perspective