“Bake the hall in the candle of her brain…” Vickie Lester’s literary antecedents revealed

Taminella Concept from The Frog Prince, Jim Henson
Taminella Concept from The Frog Prince, Jim Henson

I know, I know… You were probably thinking with the L.A. influence coupled with a long spell in an English girl’s school that my literary inspirations would be a cross between Joan Didion and Evelyn Waugh. Far from it, my angels! My writerly consciousness was largely shaped by the Muppets.

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  1. May 1, 2015

    Long to know which English school you went to!

    • May 1, 2015

      Which reminds me, I’ve been comment-chatting with Pippa and I am going to reblog a piece of hers on Sarah Siddons when I get myself organized. I’d love to reblog a post of yours on the same day, perhaps from https://roguesandvagabonds.wordpress.com/ ?
      I will send you an email over the weekend 🙂 . Oh — the school! The Mount NW7…

      • May 1, 2015

        Pippa and I have known each other since birth! Would love you to reblog something from R&V i.e. an archive interview or review that’s original rather than a reblog. I haven’t had time to transfer nearly enough from my original R&V website and must try and catch up. We are slowly, slowly unpacking all our stuff shipped over from the UK and what delight do you think came out in the open today? It’s In His Kiss which you so kindly sent to London. It’s going by my bed. Looking forward to my email.

      • September 24, 2016

        I love that! When I was there — long, long ago — I was one of three foreign students in my year…and it was all girls! How wonderful…

  2. May 3, 2015

    The Muppets? Very good. Keepin’ it real.

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