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
- Where’s the audiobook or print edition?
- Will Gail contribute to my charity or kickstarter?
- An option does not a movie make!
- Why a pen name?
- Why queer characters?
- The 10 Books That Inspired & Formed Gail’s Identity As An Author
- Similar FAQs
- Occasional FAQ blog posts
Gail's Creative Process
Behind the Magic blog posts for Gail’s musings on her creative process. Includes chapter titles & samples, thoughts on being an author and…
- researching steampunk, Victorian Era Pinterest, primary & secondary non-fiction, video of her research shelf
- cover art & foreign editions
- Why isn’t Gail just always writing?
- Victorian Travel Times (with dirigibles & werewolves)
- Researching Gender Fluidity & Representing it in Fiction
- How to Request My Books at Your Library
- Gail At Work or At Events Pinterest boards
Special Extras For Fans
Special Extras blog posts with Gail’s easter eggs for uber fans. Includes deleted scenes, fantasy casting, games, quizzes, academic articles, guest blogs and character studies.
- Dear Lord Akeldama & Will he ever get his own book?
- Pairing Gail Carriger Books with Tea & Nibbles
- Gifts for the Gail Carriger Uber Fan
- Gail Carriger quotes on Goodreads or Pinterest
- Fan Art & Cosplay on Pinterest
- Fan Art & Cosplay on the Wikia
- Want a monthly book rec directly from Gail? Join the Chirrup
- A list of favorites plus reviews? Goodreads
- Weekly recs? Follow Gail on Twitter or Facebook
- Favorite Books List on Amazon & for Young Adults & Graphic Novels
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
Are you looking for specific curated reading lists?
- Like Gail Books? Try these Black authors
- Queer comfort reads by Black authors
- Similar to The Parasol Protectorate series.
- Similar to The San Andreas Shifters series.
- Similar to The 5th Gender
- Favorite Historical SF/F Novels
- Women Dressing As Men
- 8 Comfort Reads
- 10 Favorite Space Operas
- 10 Best SF/F Romances That Romance Readers Don’t Know About
- 10 SF/F Books That Stick With You
- 6 Favorite Children’s Books
- Holiday Reads For Kids & Adults
- 5 Favorite Non-Fiction Books
For Beginning Writers
- Important for Authors blog posts
- 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
- 12 Things About Publishing This Author Wishes Everyone Knew
- The Pros & Cons of Cons
- Getting Over Writer’s Block
- 20+ Blogs & Podcasts for Authors
- How to Write (and Not to Write) an Author Bio
- 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
- Hacking Amazon Also-Boughts
- 7 Side Effects of Being a Full Time Author
- Pen Names, Cover Art & Reader Betrayal
- 7 Things that Help Gail Survive an Edit Pass
- Thinking of switching genres? It Means Something Different in Romance
- Plot Versus Pace AKA 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; Wireless keyboard & mouse: Perixx
- Software: Scrivener (How to get started)
- On the road? Scrivener iOs + ipad set up (article on how)
- Podcasting Mic: Rode VideoMic
- Using WordPress Plugin Redirection To Create Evergreen Universal Links
- Fun & Practical Gifts for the Writer in Your Life
- 13 Top Tips for The Traveling Writer
- Gail On The Move ~ Your Questions Answered
- How to Master Modular Packing AKA Kits!
- 20 Minute Delay on Pinterest (tips, tricks, articles)
- Recommended gadgets, luggage, & necessities
- Blog posts on events, exotic locals & conventions
- Author Specific Advice: Packing & Attending Conventions, Dressing for Events, Packing Fancy Clothes
- Gallery of Weird Food Gail has Stuck in Her Maw
- Gail’s Must Do List When Visiting London
- Gifts for Frequent Travelers
Still Didn't Find It?
Here’s random stuff you might be looking for:
- Fun Pinterest: Octopus, Tea, Cats Make Me Happy
- Decorative & Useful Things Gail Loves
- Cool steampunk stuff
- All Things Tea
- Gift Ideas From Gail
- 10 Things Gail Hates That Everyone Else Loves
- 11 Most Memorable Meals of All Time
- Gail’s Favorite Recipes to Cook & Bake
TV & Movies
- 3 Genre TV Shows That Didn’t Stick The Landing & 3 That Did
- Fantastic Queer Romantic Comedy Movies
- 13 Quirky Lesser Known Movies Gail Loves
- Favorite Guilty Pleasure Movies