What a surprise! Here’s Vickie Lester again, yammering about her novel…

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First, let’s get something absolutely straight. I will be wearing these overalls until the book is published, they turn into dust, or Mr. Lester burns them: whichever comes first. I did know a young tyke (no names, please) with indulgent parents who insisted on wearing his shiny, polyester, Spider-Man suit everyday to kindergarten from Halloween to Christmas — at which point the budding super hero finally acquiesced and said garment mysteriously disappeared in the laundry.

I have to say I recognize his single-mindedness. Something similar seems to have taken over my life. Did I ever tell you self-publishing a book is quite complex? A daunting undertaking that gobbles up your time, leaves your friends wondering what happened to you, and makes every day you manage to don your overalls (and not stay in your pajamas) seem like a victory.

Coming my way June 1st, a new outfit — coming your way: It’s in His Kiss.

Addendum: okay, a little sooner than June 1st, outfit-wise.

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  1. George Kaplan
    April 24, 2014

    Is it hard to shower with those overalls on? 🙂
    I am in awe of your resilence and accomplishment in doing all the necessary things to self-publish IT’S IN HIS KISS. You are one amazing dame, Ms Lester! Plus, you are cute with great hair! Wait, who said that?! 😉
    One more thing, was it absolutely necessary to mention my Spider-Man suit? Now I’m embarrassed… Bwahahahaha!

    • April 24, 2014

      I find it easier to just get in the bathtub with them on for a nice soak.
      You said it! 😉 And I thank you!
      Regarding the Spider-Man suit, yes, somethings are better said in the light of day…

  2. George Kaplan
    April 24, 2014

    I think our mutual friend Mr Winter would have something uncomplimentary about my repetition of “necessary” above…but “Pfffrrrtt!” to him! Bwahahahaha! (I’m joking, RW, if you’re reading this! *Vickie made me say it*! Ahahahahaha!)

    • April 24, 2014

      I was just noticing Noël Coward wasn’t averse to a little repetition for emphasis.

  3. April 24, 2014

    (a) now I know what you actually look like
    (b) nobody said it was easy
    (c) the self-publishing learning curve is steepest at the start
    (d) cliche cliche cliche
    (e) you never really needed your friends anyway, did you?

  4. April 24, 2014

    A new outfit….how will we know you? And please don’t leave me alone in the all day pyjama land.

  5. April 25, 2014

    Am I the only one who can’t see overalls? I see a green checked shirt over a dark blue tee shirt. Can’t find the overalls. Of course, that could be because the photo is mainly of your face. 😎

    • April 26, 2014

      I bamboozled everyone, and in a fit, got rid of the overalls myself after a bad day getting the book sorted (after promising to wear them straight through until June) — and in the interest of veracity (not something I’m very careful about here) took another selfie. Short version: you’re absolutely right!

      • April 26, 2014

        What, so now you’re giving us boob shots? Oh my…this blog is starting to unravel like Lana Turner’s castoff cashmere…

      • April 26, 2014

        This is a high tone joint, babe! Décolletage, please! Speaking of Lana, there is a 98 year old gentleman I know who claims to have pictures of her nude sunbathing by his pool…

      • April 26, 2014

        Good lord, woman, you do know where all the bodies are buried! And that’s why I’m a fan, décolletage and all.

      • April 26, 2014

        Mind you, I’ve never seen these alleged pictures, but I figure at his age, and somewhere in that big old house, they’re bound to turn up.

  6. George Kaplan
    April 25, 2014

    Hey, I LOVE this new photo! Bye bye overalls! I WOULD like to know how you appear younger than me when you are ostensibly seventeen years older – the Fountain of Youth?! Clean living?! LA Smog?!
    @Marcheline, you probably already figured this out but Vickie has changed her clothes and the picture, she’d never make a vagrant!

  7. April 26, 2014

    @George Kaplan… ??? The first line of this post states “I will be wearing these overalls” – which would lead one to think said overalls were being worn in the photo that they appear beneath. N’est ce pas? It’s okay, I spend a great deal of time being confused. I’m starting to enjoy it. I think.

  8. George Kaplan
    April 26, 2014

    Vraiment. But that what the addendum was for, unless V. put that in after you saw the changed picture? I was not trying to be an ass (I don’t have to try!) just to explain! But, c’est la vie.

  9. April 27, 2014

    I’ll be the one sitting in the corner, playing tunes through my nose. Quel horror! 😎

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