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More from the book.
Last week I posted Chapter 1, where we meet Melody has she has to handle a drunken guest at the mansion where she's working as a parlor maid. In chapters 2 & 3, we learn a bit of how she ended up in that predicament—as a parlor maid for the 1% of the 1% (aka the 0.1%). I hope you enjoy it. A Spy in StilettosChapter 2 Eighteen hours earlier... [read more]
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...and the same excerpt, but this time on my own blog, which, thanks to some CSS tinkering, has better formatting for book text.
Thank goodness that this political season is bringing about change. Every presidential candidate still in the running has vowed to wipe out corruption. Yay! They are going to keep America safe. Double yay! They are going to minimize the effect of money in politics (if not wiping out the influence altogether). Yay x 100! These and all their other promises can give us reason to relax and feel happy about the future. Whomever we elect wi...
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A Spy in Stilettos: The Candidate's Maid, Book One | Toot Sweet Ink
By Laura Lis Scott Pre-order — available late April 2016 ”Shamelessly idolizes New York values!” —a presidential candidate not from New York ”A quick read! You can hold this book in small hands!” —heard on the campaign trail ”After the scene with the two women, I needed a cigarette.” —a famous attorney ”I am not mentioned even once, and I’m going to sue!” —a presidential front-runner ”This book is a laugh riot!” —an anonymo...
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This is what they call Chapter One.
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My first book is now available! Published!
”Shamelessly idolizes New York values!” —a presidential candidate not from New York ”A quick read! You can hold this book in small hands!” —heard on the campaign trail ”After the scene with the two women, I needed a cigarette.” —a famous attorney ”I am not mentioned even once, and I’m going to sue!” —a presidential front-runner ”This book is a laugh riot!” —an anonymous source ”This is my second-favorite book.” —LLS Melody...
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So this is something I've been up to.
This blog has been too quiet. I’ve been typing words elsewhere. This changes now. So a couple of years ago I wrote my first novel It was intended to be a comedic political satire. Many of my readers liked it. Some didn’t. One or two just didn’t get it. As I learned from one of my editors, comedy is a matter of taste (or lack thereof). I had no perspective on the text, and life at that moment was getting a bit too interesting, so I...
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  • Laura Lis Scott
    Author, 2004 - present
    Fiction and non-fiction. Blogging and non-blogging. Books and non-books.
  • Toot Sweet Ink
    Publisher and Editor, 2013 - present
    Independent publishing in print and digital. Contemporary fiction, historical fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and non-fiction.
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    Co-Founder + Chief Creative Officer, 2009 - present
    Online strategy, design, UX, and development of websites and web applications. Eleven years' experience in Drupal.
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    Advisory Board. Formerly Board of Directors, 2008 - present
    Worldwide non-profit organization supporting the use and development of Drupal open source software.
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    Web designer, 1995 - 2005
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    Art Director, Graphic Designer, 1999 - 2005
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    Drupal Consultant, 2005 - 2006
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    Editor/Producer, 1995 - 2006
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    President, 2006 - 2009
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    Contributing Editor, 2006 - 2011
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  • University of Chicago
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Chapters 2 & 3 from A Spy in Stilettos
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Last week I posted Chapter 1, where we meet Melody has she has to handle a drunken guest at the mansion where she's working as a parlor maid

First chapter of The Candidate's Maid: A Spy in Stilettos
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Thank goodness that this political season is bringing about change. Every presidential candidate still in the running has vowed to wipe out

A political story with a spoonful of snark (an excerpt from a novel) — M...
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Announcing A Spy in Stilettos: A Comedy of Manners, Politics, and Sex
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A Spy in Stilettos: The Candidate's Maid, Book One
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”Shamelessly idolizes New York values!” —a presidential candidate not from New York ”A quick read! You can hold this book in small hands!” —

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24 Things No One Tells You About Book Publishing
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