I don’t know why I got this idea, but I had all these random names and ideas swirling around, I thought I would post a couple of the basic synopses with some of my now-infamous (crude) drawings I imagine the covers to look like. Thanks to this I am now fully obsessed with the “I Can Read Movies” Flickr set and this vintage fiction reference.
Here is the comprehensive list:
The Style of the Elements An astronomical story of impeccable dressing and snobby vagabonds, wandering about the world
Need: The Ultimate Monkeya femme fatale twist with elements of Way of the Gun. The title is from a quote in the movie.
The Backgammon Club: A Burlesque Novelle a story about my burlesque club I will one day start, next to my Beau’s movie theatre diner
Polly Havenhurst and the Poultry-geist Thriller a kids’ book in which the female protagonist, much like Coraline, needs no boy, or anyone else, to save her or help her.
Majestic Lookout a fictional story about a most mysterious spot in Phoenix, the Cloud 9 lounge
Ressaca to Remember hangovers and la vida dulce in Honduras
Suburban Glamour how we changed our mundane, plain and same-as-everyone-else house into something we are proud to own. Veggie garden, complete with part treehouse part office, kids are welcome one day a week for tutoring
Kiki Cade and the Summertime Swing Gang fourth of july parade down the street with sparklers attached to back or handlebars, making a list of things to do and setting out to do them over the whole summer
The Fabulist of Briarwood Circle The Beau and his amazing story-telling powers
I Don’t Know You a tale of pushing everyone out of your life, saying you need to figure out who you are, until you realize all those people helped shape who you are. you have to tear down the wall. Sounds cliché, but give me the benefit of the doubt, people.
Chicago of My Dirty Dreams me ‘n’ The Beau’s chicago-noir tale.
Garter Snaps and Other Fiendish Mischief flapper types meet up for a turf war with 40’s glam girls and 50’s housewives. Chapter 3: Paper Flowers and Other Forms of Small Delights
Containable to Sustainable nothing to do with “green” movement
Loosely Organized Structure In Blue
Clothespins and Beer
Stay tuned for some absolutely stunning (-ly bad) covers of my own creations!