Monthly Archives: January 2014

In which one of these things is not like the other

So today I have a recipe for you and some dead folks. Yeah, I know. Pretty random, but we’re under five inches of snow here–nothing for those of you accustomed to it, but our town is shut down–and I’m in … Continue reading

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In which we have something entirely new!

Oh, my dearlings, I’ve been waiting to share this and now it’s HERE! Some months back I read at Lady Jane’s Salon in NYC and had the pleasure of meeting the glorious Hope Tarr, one of the founders. She approached … Continue reading

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In which….ooooh, secrets!

Yes, I’m keeping secrets from you, chickens! But I’ll give you a little bit just to whet your appetite–in February I’ll be doing giveaways! Not just book giveaways for the ARCs of CITY OF JASMINE, but I’m partnering with small … Continue reading

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In which we have winners!

First, HUGE thanks to those of you who participated in choosing your favorite quotes! Was thrilled to see such variety–something from every book and the novellas, which was lovely. It wasn’t easy to narrow down to winners, but we have … Continue reading

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In which it’s time for something FUN

Because it’s January. And that means it’s either cold and dreary where you are–or it’s hotter than the hammered-down hinges of hell because you’re in the southern hemisphere. Either way, let’s amuse ourselves, shall we? I am polling readers to … Continue reading

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In which we have a winner!

So our adorable hazel dormouse has a name thanks to reader Angie–he is officially SNUG. How sweet is that? And perfectly appropriate since it’s a Shakespearean name and he spends his time in Julia’s decolletage! If you didn’t get your … Continue reading

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In which I need you, chickens!

Quelle catastrophe! Am writing new Julia novella and realized something–I NEVER NAMED THE DORMOUSE! So, if you’d like to help name the newest addition to Julia’s menagerie, chime in! If I chose the name you suggest, I’ll send you a … Continue reading

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In which we have a bonus post

Oooh, extra Friday bonus post, chickens! This week the ever-eloquent Suzy Nightingale asked me for an interview for Fragrantica, and I was thrilled to comply. If you’ve spent any time hanging out here, you know how much I love perfume, … Continue reading

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In which we have a special guest!

Alright, chickens, I am delighted to post an interview with the divine bloggery Ella Kay! I first crossed paths with her around the time of the royal wedding in 2011 when she was still running Mad Hattery, a blog devoted … Continue reading

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In which I’m a human melting pot

For reals, y’all! Last month my parents decided to take the Ancestry.com DNA tests, and the results were MOST surprising. (If you’re interested, Ancestry is currently running a special for $79. All it takes is a cheek swab and a … Continue reading

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