Happy birthday, PURPLE PLUMERIA!
The Passion of the Purple Plumeria officially arrives in stores today! Have you seen Purple Plumeria in the wild? Send me a picture and let me know! Or post it on my Facebook author page. (Parasols sold separately.) I can’t wait to hear what you think of Miss Gwen’s story. Happy reading!Read More
PURPLE PLUMERIA– Mugs and Contest
The Passion of the Purple Plumeria comes out tomorrow! In honor of release week, I’ve had a new batch of Purple Plumeria mugs with the “Speak Loudly and Carry a Large Parasol” logo made up (since they seem to have been such a hit last time around….) I have five mugs to give away. Your…Read More
Two days until PURPLE PLUMERIA….
August 6th is right around the corner! To read an excerpt from The Passion of the Purple Plumeria, just click here….Read More
Only three days until PURPLE PLUMERIA!
Pink X, aka The Passion of the Purple Plumeria, arrives in stores this Tuesday! (How is it August already?) In the meantime, what have you been reading?Read More
Purple Plumeria FAQs
With less than a week to go until The Passion of the Purple Plumeria pops up in stores, here are some questions that have popped up in my inbox rather a lot over the past few months: Q. Where’s the hardcover? A. Short answer: there isn’t one. The Passion of the Purple Plumeria is being…Read More
Only one week more…
… until The Passion of the Purple Plumeria!Read More
The Lineage of Miss Gwen
When I say the lineage of Miss Gwen, I don’t mean in the direct genealogical sense (although we’ll be learning a bit more about that in The Passion of the Purple Plumeria). No. I refer to her literary antecedents. Someone asked me recently whether Miss Gwen was based on anyone I know. In the literal…Read More
Pink X: The Passion of the Purple Plumeria
After a long and meandering journey down Pink memory lane, we’re almost there! Just a week (and two days) until The Passion of the Purple Plumeria appears in stores…. Of course, Miss Gwen couldn’t countenance the thought of hers being the only book left out of the Pink round-up. Who: Miss Gwendolyn Meadows and Colonel…Read More
PURPLE PLUMERIA Mug Winners
We interrupt our regularly scheduled Pink Carnation Countdown to announce the winners of the Purple Plumeria mug contest! The most popular mug, hands down, was “Speak loudly and carry a large parasol”. Miss Gwen’s little life lessons? In second place, “Keep Calm and Carry a Parasol”. Do I detect a parasol theme? And in third…Read More
PURPLE PLUMERIA Mugs– and Contest
After last week’s contest, I received the impression that people rather liked the idea of these Passion of the Purple Plumeria mugs. The talented Sharlene has designed a whole range of Purple Plumeria e-cards like this one for me, all of which can, similarly, be applied to a mug. Below, you can find (almost) the…Read More