304–An Act of Faith
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Heather is hosting an hour-long online, face-to-face book group where we can chat about the end of Jane Eyre!
Where–Google Hangout, May 26, 2013 9:30pm EDT
How—Learn more at craftlit.com
Bonus–You’ll get a copy of the new Enhanced Jane Eyre eBook as part of your attendance fee!
Literary Links of interest:
- The BBC recreated the Netherfield Ball for the 500th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice (YouTube video).
- The next book is… Age of Innocence by Edith Warton, narrated by Brenda Dayne.
- The next subscriber book is… Bleak House by Charles Dickens, narrated by Mil Nicholson.
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- Little Acorn Creations
- PennyWise Consulting, LLC
- Sponsored Audiobook link—Listen to Jake Gyllenhaal narrate The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This audiobook is only $7.49 with Audible membership! Want to add an audiobooks with benefits experience? Purchase it now, in our shop.
- Not one of the lucky nine able to join our first online face-to-face book discussion? What me to come talk or teach at your guild or store? Subscribe to my calendar and learn more about my classes and speaking engagements here.
- Recent interviews–Podcasting Tips and Promotion at libsyn, with Henriette or roued.com, Episode 183 of the High Fiber Diet podcast, Episode 310 of Ready Set Knit
- Our Age of Innocence narrator, Brenda Dayne is on a mini US Tour right now:
- This weekend, May 26 & 27th, she’s teaching at the Fibre Train Festivalin Nampa, Idaho.
- On June 14th-15th, she is teaching at the North Georgia Knitting Guild
- Andi Smith, Designer of What Would Madame Defarge Knit?‘s Jane Fairfax’s Tippet, What (Else) Would Madame Defarge Knit?‘s The Jumble Sale Kimono for the Widow Mayhew’s Daughter, technical editor extraordinaire, is now also a Cooperative Press Author, with her new book Big Foot Knits which is available for preorders. If that weren’t enough, she’s host of our second Else KAL for the Jumble Sale Kimono. You can keep up with all our KALs by subscribing to the newsletter!
- Cooperative Press was very busy this week! These titles are now in pre-order:
- Unique Feet–Men’s Socks from the Unique Sheep, by Laura Lough (Laura was interviewed in Episode 280 (at 11:55))
- Stitching in the Stacks, edited by Sarah Barbour, forward by Jessamyn West of librarian.net
- and Issue 3 of Knit Edge Magazine is now available. Subscription and back issue information here.
- Gwen Bortner‘s class is How to Teach It! Use this link for a 50% discount!
- The second volume of the What Would Madame Defarge Knit?® series, What (else) Would Madame Defarge Knit?, is now available! The print edition is now available, pre-ordered copies shipped last week. Please order your copy today! You can also join the mailing list to receive news about upcoming books in this series. Preview the patterns on the website or at Ravelry.
General Newsy Bits:
- Our first super-cool prototype enhanced eBook is in the shop. The ones for Age of Innocence and Bleak House will be more robust, but this one is preeeeety darn nifty–full text of Jane Eyre, links chapter-by-chapter to CrafLit and Just-the-Books episodes, all relevant show notes links are in there, plus book group discussion questions and writing prompts for homeschoolers and teachers.
- The Shakespeare Alphabet Book. By Our Ehren Ziegler and What (Else) Would Madame Defarge Knit? Illustrator Shannon Sneedse Kickstarter campaign through May 29th. Please back this project!—the more that comes in the more cool stuff can come out of their brains! Plus it’s a really cool book!
- Curious about Digital Humanities? Listener Henriette Roued-Cunliffe explains.
- The shop is spiffified—and holds some stand-bys: Wuthering Heights, Alice in Wonderland, Canterville Ghost, and The Great Gatsby originally available free to premium subscribers are now available for purchase. Cool for Cats is also there. And best, A Tale of Two Cities is now available! The audio has been completely reprocessed for an improved books with benefitsexperience.
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Book talk starts at 17:20 min