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The 2019 Pinkorama Winner is….

From the sinking of the Lusitania to colonial India to the English countryside in multiple eras, this year’s Pinkoramae have taken us to all sorts of wonderful and sugary places.  I don’t know about you, but Pinkorama time has become one of my favorite times of year, and this year is no exception. Thank you…

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The 2019 Pinkorama Round-Up

So many thanks to all of this year’s Pinkorama participants! Every year, I wonder, how can these possibly live up to last year’s?  And every year you somehow manage to raise the bar!  This year, we’ve got ricocheting billiard balls, Star Wars memorabilia, sinking ships, and sugary skullduggery in 19th century Hyderabad. It’s impossible to…

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Pinkorama #4: “Showdown at Peep’s Tomb”

Last, but not least, for our fourth and last Pinkorama, Candace and Cassandra bring us “Showdown at Peep’s Tomb”, from The Betrayal of the Blood Lily. This year we present Chapter 31 of The Betrayal of the Blood Lily.  The scene is Peep’s Tomb in Hyderabad, a great spot with a hidey-hole filled with truth, treason,…

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Pinkorama #3: “So Many Peeps Lost”

Our third Pinkorama comes to you from the team of Colleen and Nick White, who bring us “So Many Peeps Lost”, from The Peep Ocean. It’s that fatal day in May, 1915.  The Lusitania, struck by a torpedo, sinks just off the coast of Ireland.  Caroline Hochstetter and Tessa Fairweather cling to a ripped lifeboat…

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Pinkorama #2: the Peep Wars Bedroom

For our second Pinkorama of the season, the mother-daughter team, Carla and Rowan, bring us… John Langford’s Peep Wars Bedroom from The Glass Ocean! It’s 2013 and non-fiction writer Sarah Blake is desperate for a story– so desperate she crosses the Pond to England to interrogate John Langford, the descendant of Lusitania survivor, Robert Langford.…

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Pinkorama #1: “The Passion of the Peeple Plumeria”

I am delighted to present the 2019 Pinkoramae! The first of this year’s amazing Peep creations comes from the sister team of Laura Parker and Carrie Morrell, who are proud to present The Passion of the Peeple Plumeria, or, Billiard Balls on Cue, from Pink Carnation Book X, The Passion of the Purple Plumeria. In this…

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Pinkorama Deadline Extended to Sunday

Do you have Peeps and an empty weekend?  There’s still a chance to enter this year’s Pinkorama! Since it belatedly dawned on me that I will be at a book festival all weekend, and thus unable to put up pictures of Peep creations on the website, I’m extending the deadline to midnight on Sunday.  You…

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Ready… Set… Peep!

Spring is on the calendar (if not quite yet in the air), which means… it’s Pinkorama time! Yes, that’s right: it’s the 9th Annual Pinkorama (aka Pink Carnation Peep Diorama) Contest. The rules are simple: using those sugary, marshmallowy goodies (Peeps), recreate your favorite scene from any one of my books, novellas, or short stories.…

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The 2018 Pinkorama Winner is….

Well, really, I think we’re all winners of the Pinkorama, for getting to enjoy such clever and well-crafted scenes! This has been a banner year for the Pinkorama and I’m so grateful to all the entrants for bringing theses scenes so brilliantly to peep. By popular vote, the winner of the 2018 Pinkorama is… The…

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The 2018 Pinkorama Round-Up

So many thanks to all of this year’s Pinkorama participants! Last year’s Pinkoramae set a high bar, but these have exceeded all expectations. We have Gilded Age peeps and Regency peeps and peep videos and a killer Jacobite cat. Who could ask for anything more? It’s impossible to choose just one favorite out of so…

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