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Pinkorama 2018: Last Call!

It’s the last chance to enter this year’s Pink Carnation Peep Diorama Contest! (aka Pinkorama.) For the full contest rules, just click here. If you’re looking for some Peep inspiration, check out 2017’s and 2016’s peeptastic entries or the Pinkorama Gallery! The official deadline is tomorrow– but I’m willing to extend it over the weekend…

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Ready… Set… Peep!

It’s March today, which means… it’s Pinkorama time! Yes, that’s right: it’s the 8th 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. There are the Pink books, for Napoleonic Peeps; The…

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Pinkorama Winners!

The grand prize winner of this year’s Pinkorama is… The Eagle Peeps Only Once, by Carrie and Laura! Take a bow, ladies! Those costumes were unpeepably amazing. Who knew a sugary confection could look quite so military and French? As soon as I have ARCs of The English Wife, one will be wending your way!…

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The 2017 Pinkorama Round-Up

In the order in which I received them, I bring you… the 2017 Pinkoramae! 1) That Summer, by Randy. Fresh off the plane from New York, Julia encounters a mysterious portrait in the house she inherited in a London suburb. Who is that mysterious peep in the portrait? Click here for a full description and…

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Pinkorama #5: POET PEEP

For our fifth Pinkorama, Candace and Cassandra bring us… “Oh no! It’s a highway-peep…oh wait it’s worse it’s a poet-peep!” Yes, you guessed it: the one, the only Augustus Whittlesby. And now over to Candace and Cassandra, who write: In this scene from The Garden Intrigue, we visualize a moment detailed from the correspondence from…

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Pinkorama #4: THE PASSION OF THE PURPLE PEEPMARIA

For our fourth Pinkorama, Terrie brings us… The Passion of the Purple Peepmaria Or My Life As a Lizard, by Miss Gwendolyn Meadows. It’s spring of 1805. After a close encounter with the Naughty Hellfire Club in the Roman ruins beneath Bath, Miss Gwendolyn Meadows and Colonel Reid share a heated moment in a theatre…

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Pinkorama #3: THE EAGLE PEEPS ONLY ONCE

For our third Pinkorama, Laura and Carrie present to us… Rossio Square: The Eagle Peeps Only Once, or, Love at First Peep. It’s the final book of the Pink Carnation series, The Lure of the Moonflower. Or, to get us in scene, it’s Lisbon, 1807. The Portuguese royal family has fled to Brazil just moments…

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Pinkorama #2: THE ASHPEEP AFFAIR

It’s 1926 and a train is chugging its way into the station in Nairobi. For our second Pinkorama, Carla brings us… The Ashpeep Affair. In this scene, Addie has just traveled from England to Kenya to visit her cousin Bea, and, after coming all that way, she’s not quite sure she actually wants to be…

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Pinkorama #1: THAT SUMMER

Or perhaps Peep Summer? For our very first 2017 Pinkorama, Randy brings us a scene from That Summer. It’s the summer of 2009, and Julia, jobless thanks to the recession, has just flown out to London to inspect the house she unexpectedly inherited from a great-aunt she can’t remember. The house holds many surprises for…

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Last Call for Pinkoramae!

I’ll be accepting submissions for the 7th Annual Pink Carnation Peep Diorama Contest up through midnight tonight! So if you have a last minute Peep inspiration, now’s your chance. You can find the contest description and rules here. The really fun part starts tomorrow! I’ll post each Pinkorama in the order in which I received…

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