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I am your editor: submitting your novel
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I have been in publishing for over ten years, mostly as an editor. I am the person who accepts or rejects your manuscript. Here is how I make my decisions.

I look at the envelopes I am opening as I work my way down the slush pile. Sloppy presentation is not a good sign. Neat, clearly labeled parcels give me hope. I haven’t even seen what’s inside, and already I’m making judgements.

Out come the manuscripts. I check each one for a self-addressed return envelope with sufficient postage attached or with enough international postal reply coupons (if it comes from overseas). Is the SASE big enough to hold the whole MS? Or is there a letter-size SASE for my reply? Good in both cases. I keep this submission on my desk. No SASE? I put the MS to one side. Maybe I’ll read it. Probably I won’t. I’ve had writers who’ve said: ‘You won’t find an SASE here because you won’t be rejecting this novel.’ Yes, I will. He just won’t be seeing his MS again, because I won’t be paying to mail it back. I also say goodbye to submissions without return addresses and submissions from overseas with their local postage attached. If the writer makes it too difficult or costly for me to contact him, believe me, I won’t. Why would I give him more consideration than he has given me, an overworked editor? He’s not that special. I am not that into him.

The submissions with proper SASEs are sorted again. Most rejections happen right then. Why do I reject them?

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Granddaughters of Alexander II of Russia:

  • Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia, born on 6th April 1875, was the elder daughter and fourth child of Alexander III of Russia (1845-1894), the second son of Alexander II, who wasn’t expected to be Emperor until his older brother died. She was also the sister of Nicholas II (1868-1918), the last Emperor of Russia. She married her cousin, Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia; they had seven children. After the fall of the Russian monarchy in February 1917, she fled from Russia and eventually settling in United Kingdom. She died on 20th April 1960.
  • Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia, born on 13th June 1882, as the younger daughter of Alexander III of Russia, and sister of the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II. She married twice, first to her cousin, Duke Peter of Oldenburg, who in private was believed by family and friends as homosexual henceforth their marriage remained unconsummated. Their marriage was annulled in 1916, and the following month after her annulment to her first husband, she married secondly to a cavalry officer, Nikolai Kulikovsky (whom she had fallen in love years before), with whom she had two sons. After the downfall of the monarchy in February 1917, she fled to Crimea, then later to Denmark with her husband and children, accompanying her mother, Dowager Empress Maria Feodorovna (1847-1928). Although in 1948, she and her family, migrated to Canada. Where she died, seven months after her sister, on 24th November 1960. After her death, she was widely recognised as the last Grand Duchess of Imperial Russia.
  • Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia, was born on 17th January 1882, as the youngest child and only daughter of Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich (1847-1909), the third son of Alexander II. She married her second cousin, Prince Nicholas of Greece and Denmark on 1902, with whom she had three daughters, including Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent. She and her family lived in France for a time, after the turmoil of the Russian Revolution of 1917, and the turmoil in Greece. Though eventually going back to Greece, where she died as a widow in Athens on 13th March 1957.
  • Princess Marie Alexandra Victoria of Edinburgh, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, better known as Marie of Romania, born on 29th October 1875, as the second child and eldest daughter of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna (1853-1920), the only surviving daughter of Alexander II. She was also a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, through her father, Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh (later, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha) (1844-1900), the second son of Victoria. On 1893, she married Crown Prince Ferdinand of Romania, with whom she had six children, including Carol II of Romania. She later became the Queen consort of Romania in 1914, and was popular with the Romanian people. During the First World War, she like many of her female relatives including her cousin, Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna (1872-1918), volunteered as Red Cross nurse, aiding the sick and the wounded. She died on 18th July 1938.
  • Princess Victoria Melita of Edinburgh, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, born on 25th November 1876, as the second daughter of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna. Also a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She married twice, firstly to her first cousin through her father, Ernst Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse (who was the sister of her cousin through her father, Tsarina Alexandra Feodorovna, in turn wife of Nicholas II of Russia, who was also her cousin through her mother), thus becoming Grand Duchess of Hesse. They had one daughter, who died at the age of eight in 1903, of typhoid fever. Their marriage was a failure, as they divorced on 1901. Victoria Melita later remarried, to her first cousin through her mother, Grand Duke Cyril Vladimirovich (brother of Elena Vladmirovna) on 1905. They had three children. Due to the shock of her second marriage, Tsar Nicholas stripped Grand Duke Cyril of his offices and honors, initially banishing him and Victoria from Russia - settling in Paris. Though in 1910, they eventually moved to Russia. After the downfall of the monarchy, Victoria and her family fled to Finland. Victoria died from suffering a stroke on 2nd March 1936.
  • Princess Alexandra Louise Olga Victoria of Edinburgh, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, was born on 1st September 1878, as the fourth child and third daughter of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna. She was also a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She married Ernst II, Prince of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, despite of her father’s objection; they had five children. She lived in Germany for the rest of her life, and served as a Red Cross nurse (like her older sister, Marie of Romania). She died on 16th April 1942.
  • Princess Beatrice Leopoldine Victoria of Edinburgh, Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, born on 20th April 1884, the youngest child and fourth daughter of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna. She was also a granddaughter of Queen Victoria. She married into the Spanish Royal Family, to Infante Alfonso, Duke of Galleria, thus becoming Duchess of Galleria; together, they had three children. She died on 16th July 1966.
  • Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia, also known as Maria Pavlovna the Younger (to distinguish her from her aunt-by-marriage, Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna, the Elder, the mother of Elena Vladimirovna). She was born on 18th April 1890, as the elder child and only daughter of Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich (1860-1918), the youngest son of Alexander II, from his first marriage. Her mother died when she was not yet two from complications after giving birth to Maria’s younger brother, Grand Duke Dmitri. In result to her mother’s death, her father was so distraught and neglected his two children, leaving them in the care of their uncle and aunt-by-marriage, Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich and Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna, who had no children in their own. And was left to be raised by them, as their father was banished from Russia for marrying a commoner in 1902. Maria was married off to Prince Wilhelm of Sweden, Duke of Södermanland, thus she became Duchess of Södermanland. They had one son. Their marriage was unhappy and ended in divorce in 1914. She served as a nurse during World War I, until the fall of the monarchy in February 1917. She later remarried during the provisional government, to Prince Roman Mikhailovich Putyatin, whom she had one son with but died in infancy. The couple fled to Ukraine in 1918, eventually divorcing in 1923 whilst still in exile. She died on 13th December 1958.

5 Online Submission Mistakes That Could Lead To Rejection From A Literary Journal

Gone are the days of printed letterhead and SASEs! Though a few editors of literary journals still prefer to receive queries by snail mail, the overwhelming majority prefer online submissions. And that’s a good thing—making online submissions can be quick and easy! But it also means you must be prepared to make flawless electronic submissions, because the acceptance or rejection of your writing may depend on it. We’ve used our twenty-plus years of expertise in preparing our clients’ creative writing submissions to bring you this list of essential tips.

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Şase luni … ŞASE! Doamne, îţi vine să crezi? Mie nu … Au trecut atât de repede, parcă mai ieri vorbeam pentru prima dată şi îţi spuneam că nu ne-aş vedea împreună. Şi totuşi … uite-ne, jumătate de an alături de tine. Jumătate de an în care ne-am certat, ne-am iubit, am râs, am plâns, am gătit şi ne-am jucat. Şase luni fericite alături de cel mai frumos bărbat, îmi pot dori ceva mai mult? Ah, da … să fim amândoi unul lângă altul! D-abia aştept să mă trezesc cu tine în pat în fiecare dimineaţă, să ne bem liniştiţi cafeluţa … să fim fericiţi! Crăciunul pe care îl voi petrece alături de tine va fi perfect, aşa cum sunt toate momentele lângă tine.

Vreau doar să mă ierţi. Îmi pare rău pentru toate momentele când te înnebunesc, îmi pare rău că mă supăr din toate nimicurile şi că ţip la tine fără motiv. Îmi pare rău că te aduc în stadiul ăla de nervi în care parcă ai lovi ceva, îmi pare rău că te supăr şi că stau supărata pe tine o groază de timp, fără ca tu să fi făcut ceva cu adevărat grav. Îmi pare rău pentru acele zile în care îmi vărs toţi nervii pe tine pentru că altcineva m-a supărat, îmi pare rău pentru fiecare moment în care nu ai fost fericit din cauza stărilor mele. Îmi pare rău că nu mă voi putea schimba niciodată, dar îţi mulţumesc din tot sufletul că îmi eşti alături, în ciuda tuturor micilor noastre certuri, că mă accepţi aşa cum sunt şi că m-ai luat la pachet atât cu defecte, cât şi cu puţinele mele calităţi.

Îţi mulţumesc că mă iubeşti aşa cum sunt, îţi mulţumesc că mă faci să mă simt frumoasă, chit că ne certăm două ore pe tema asta, îţi mulţumesc că mă faci fericită şi că îmi faci toate poftele, îţi mulţumesc că mă iubeşti când sunt calmă, când sunt nervoasă, când plâng, când râd, când mă comport precum un copill. Îţi mulţumesc pentru toate momentele fericite pe care mi le-ai dăruit şi pentru tot ce faci pentru mine. 

Te iubesc enorm şi vreau ca relaţia asta să fie cea mai lungă relaţie a noastră!

M-am trezit din somn intr-o noapte, cu o pofta de a-mi cere iertare si de a-ti spune ca stelele sunt aproape, iar inima mea nu e atat de rece precum pare. Si am scris pe o foaie, ca te iubesc tare si vreau ca dimineata sa-mi torni vise in cafeaua cu lapte. Si am desenat pe spate niste ochi negrii spalati de ploaie, in care ma pierdeam in zilele cu soare. Iar la final, am indoit foaia in sase, ascunzand-o printre asternuturile calde. 
Si m-au trezit dimineata razele de soare, iar mintea mea a inceput sa inoate in noapte. Si a gasit sub pat o foaie indoita in sase, in care erau scrise sentimente sparte. In timp ce inima a inceput sa planga oceane, mainile mele au rupt foaia, speriate. Iar cand am scos bricheta din buzunarul de la spate, am inceput sa ma intreb ce s-ar intampla daca ai stii despre toate. Dar nu sunt atat de curajoasa, incat sa te las sa-mi aflii toate sentimentele pe care le tin dupa gratii. 
Asa ca am aprins bricheta cu teama, lasand sa arda toate sentimentele de-o vara. Si cand m-ai vazut plangand de-asupra unui fum de tigara, ti-am spus ca mi-am lasat durerea sa moara.
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19augustanonimat

10 octombrie 2016, 10:20 pm

This seems based off the old plotline for the movie, eh?

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No More SASEs! Free Snowboard, Ski, Skate Stickers!

The era of sending SASEs (Self-addressed stamped envelopes) for free stickers and playing the waiting game is over!  With the launch of StyxRyvr.com, a destination website that lets you get free stickers from your favorite brands, SASEs seem to be a thing of the past.

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New Fan Mail Address

Fans have asked (and asked and asked…), and Team Tveit has listened. After a hiatus, Aaron Tveit will once again be accepting fan mail! There is a new address for fans to send all their letters, artwork, and autograph requests, so disregard any and all former addresses used. From now on, only use the following when submitting your mail:

Aaron Tveit
c/o Spanky Taylor
3727 W. Magnolia Blvd #300
Burbank, CA 91505

Be sure to include a SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope)!

Keep in mind that all mail submissions are completely out of my hand, so please don’t contact me asking if/when you will hear back. It may take months to receive a response, particularly autographs; after all, Aaron is a very busy man these days. That said, do feel confident that the mail will reach him.

Also, quick request: please be responsible. Don’t divulge private information, and stay away from gifts like food (especially perishable food). Other than that, start penning your letters now and have fun!

Original Article

Duel available

I made my story “Duel” into a mini-comic if anybody is interested. It runs 16 pages and is full color. I thought I would make available in the following ways:

1. Trade. If you have a mini and you want to trade, drop me a message and I will send you my address and I will get yours.

2. SASE. If you get a greeting card size envelope it fits just right. The lady at the post office says it’ll take 2 stamps to mail.

3. Paypal. Send me 2 bucks through paypal, at least, I think you can send that low of an amount. If not, let me know I guess.

4. Free. If you can’t swing 2 bucks and you still would like to read it in the flesh, I’ll just send you one. Heck, I feel dang bad for anybody can’t spare 2 bucks. But I’ll have to limit the free ‘uns.

My preference would be trade for similar comics, but I’m trying to make this easy, it’s my first time  an’ all.

The color came out pretty close.

So that is what you are getting into. You can message me here, or you can shoot me an email.

design71 •at• gmail.com

Oameni de căcat.

M-am saturat de invatamantul de rahat din Romania. M-am saturat de profesorii sictiriti care fac ora doar din obligatie. M-am saturat de gramada de teme pe care o primim in fiecare zi. M-am saturat de lectiile nefolositoare pe care suntem obligati sa le invatam. M-am saturat sa fim impartiti pe nivelul de inteligenta. M-am saturat sa stau in banca sase ore pe zi. M-am saturat sa car kilograme de carti nefolositoare. De ce? De ce facem asta? De ce este invatamantul din Romania asa? Multe intrebari, nu? Multe intrebari care nu isi vor gasi raspunsul niciodata. Toata ziua stam si invatam despre cacaturi nefolositoare, despre numarul atomic Z, despre radicali etc. Desi nu ne vor ajuta niciodata in viata, suntem obligati sa le invatam pe de rost. Definitii peste definitii pe care trebuie sa le stim la perfectie. Toti profesorii se plang de elevi, ca nu stau cuminti in banca, ca vorbesc, ca stau pe telefoane. Dar s-au gandit vreodata ca este vina lor? S-au gandit ca fac ore neinteresante care nu atrag atentia copiilor? S-au gandit ca sunt prea suparati si trimit aceasta stare elevilor? Eu zic ca nu. Profesorii nu au niciodata vreo vina. Ei sunt mereu cei mai buni. Nu vi s-a intamplat vreodata sa remarcati o greseala de-a unui profesor, sa ii spuneti de ea si profesorul sa schimbe subiectul, de parca nu s-a intamplat nimic? Sunt sigura ca aveti acel profesor care la fiecare ora sta bosumflat, sau acel profesor care incepe sa injure doar pentru ca elevii nu au inteles o problema. Sau acel profesor care nu are rabdare cu tine daca nu ai inteles ceva si iti pune patru. Dirigintii nu mai sunt preocupati de clasa ca odinioara. Clasa nu mai este la fel de apropiata, ea fiind impartita in mai multe grupe: tocilari, smecherasi, fumatori etc. Cand te duci la un profesor, se uita la tine de parca ai fi un gunoi si face orice ca sa te incurci la tabla. Teme la cinci materii de pe o zi pe alta si de invatat materia pe care parintii nostri o faceau la clase mult mai mari. Profesori care te sperie ca “la bac o sa fie greu, si voi nu stiti nimic” . Teste la istorie in care trebuie sa faci cinci exercitii si doua compuneri in cincizeci de minute din care evident, zece sunt luate de profesori pentru “a corecta testul”. La religie te intreaba pe ce data este nascut nu stiu ce sfant si daca nu stii, ai doi. La muzica se pun note pe vocea copilului. Dar daca acel copil nu are voce? Daca acel copil se pricepe la matematica? La sport se dau probe de forta si de alergare, pe cand noi ar trebui sa invatam cum sa traim sanatos, ca sa nu ajungem ca toti obezii de la televizor. De ce copiii care au avut un accident sau au facut ceva rau IN AFARA SCOLII sunt certati in scoala de catre director si li se scade nota la purtare? SCOALA NU ARE NICIO LEGATURA CU TIMPUL LIBER AL COPILULUI! Sistemul de invatamant este de rahat, legile legate de scoala si de examene sunt schimbate din jumatate in jumatate de an. Copiii sunt bulversati, nu mai stiu ce sa mai faca, nu mai stiu pe ce materie sa se axeze. VOI NU VA DATI SEAMA CA NICI PROFESORII NU STIU SA ASCUNDA FAPTUL CA FAC ORE DE TOT RASUL? Ore facute in bataie de joc. Imi pare rau pentru profesorii care s-ar simtii citind asta.

Invatamantul din Romania

M-am saturat de invatamantul de rahat din Romania. M-am saturat de profesorii sictiriti care fac ora doar din obligatie. M-am saturat de gramada de teme pe care o primim in fiecare zi. M-am saturat de lectiile nefolositoare pe care suntem obligati sa le invatam. M-am saturat sa fim impartiti pe nivelul de inteligenta. M-am saturat sa stau in banca sase ore pe zi. M-am saturat sa car kilograme de carti nefolositoare. De ce? De ce facem asta? De ce este invatamantul din Romania asa? Multe intrebari, nu? Multe intrebari care nu isi vor gasi raspunsul niciodata. Toata ziua stam si invatam despre oase despre care nici nu stim unde sunt localizate, despre numarul atomic Z, despre radicali si despre lucrul mecanic. Desi nu ne vor ajuta niciodata in viata, suntem obligati sa le invatam pe de rost. Definitii peste definitii pe care trebuie sa le stim la perfectie. Toti profesorii se plang de elevi, ca nu stau cuminti in banca, ca vorbesc, ca stau pe telefoane. Dar s-au gandit vreodata ca este vina lor? S-au gandit ca fac ore neinteresante care nu atrag atentia copiilor? S-au gandit ca sunt prea suparati si trimit aceasta stare elevilor? Eu zic ca nu. Profesorii nu au niciodata vreo vina. Ei sunt mereu cei mai buni. Nu vi s-a intamplat vreodata sa remarcati o greseala de-a unui profesor, sa ii spuneti de ea si profesorul sa schimbe subiectul, de parca nu s-a intamplat nimic? Sunt sigura ca aveti acel profesor care la fiecare ora sta bosumflat, sau acel profesor care incepe sa injure doar pentru ca elevii nu au inteles o problema. Sau acel profesor care nu are rabdare cu tine daca nu ai inteles ceva si iti pune patru. Dirigintii nu mai sunt preocupati de clasa ca odinioara. Clasa nu mai este la fel de apropiata, ea fiind impartita in mai multe grupe: tocilari, smecherasi, fumatori etc. Cand te duci la un profesor, se uita la tine de parca ai fi un gunoi si face orice ca sa te incurci la tabla. Teme la cinci materii de pe o zi pe alta si de invatat materia pe care parintii nostri o faceau la clase mult mai mari. Profesori care te sperie ca “la examenul dintr-a opta o sa fie greu, si voi nu stiti nimic” cand voi faceti materie mult mai grea decat ce se da la examen. Teste la romana in care trebuie sa faci cinci exercitii si doua compuneri in cincizeci de minute din care evident, zece sunt luate de profesori pentru “a corecta testul”. Pana si la religie, muzica si desen se dau teste mai nou. La religie te intreaba pe ce data este nascut nu stiu ce sfant si daca nu stii, ai doi. La muzica se pun note pe vocea copilului. Dar daca acel copil nu are voce? Daca acel copil se pricepe la matematica? La sport se dau probe de forta si de alergare, pe cand noi ar trebui sa invatam cum sa traim sanatos, ca sa nu ajungem ca toti obezii de la televizor. De ce copiii care au avut un accident sau au facut ceva rau IN AFARA SCOLII sunt certati in scoala de catre director si li se scade nota la purtare? SCOALA NU ARE NICIO LEGATURA CU TIMPUL LIBER AL COPILULUI! Sistemul de invatamant este de rahat, legile legate de scoala si de examene sunt schimbate din jumatate in jumatate de an. Copiii sunt bulversati, nu mai stiu ce sa mai faca, nu mai stiu pe ce materie sa se axeze. Profesorii de sport dau afara copiii care nu fac sportul DAR AU ADIDASI IN PICIOARE! In regulile scolii scrie clar ca elevul are dreptul sa stea pe banca in timpul orei de sport doar daca are echipament SAU incaltaminte corespunzatoare. La educatie tehnologica, muzica si desen scriem pagini pline cu materie pe care oricum nu o vom invata! Am vorbit recent cu o profesoara si mi-a zis ca desi lucrurile astea nu ne ajuta in viata trebuie sa le invatam. Se balbaia. VOI NU VA DATI SEAMA CA NICI PROFESORII NU STIU SA ASCUNDA FAPTUL CA FAC ORE DE TOT RASUL? Ore facute in bataie de joc. Profesorul de educatie civica te pune sa scrii pe caiet parerea lui despre politica si viata, cand de fapt la ora asta ar trebui sa inveti sa iti spui parerea si sa fii liber! Imi pare rau pentru profesorii care s-au simtit citind asta. Sper ca v-am lamurit cu invatamantul din Romania. Pace!

How to Attach lining to Dropje Vest   -Part 1-

Here is a step by step photo instruction for How to attach lining to Dropje Vest! The pattern does not including the lining pattern, but it is not difficult to put it.
Dropje Vest is a popular item from my sewing pattern shop and perfect for your autumn layer.
This post is the part 1 and it’s about preparing the lining fabric pieces and connect them.

<prepare facing pieces>

We cut the shell fabric pieces same as the no-lining type following the original instruction, except the Facing pieces. Add seam allowances to the facing pieces’ lines which will be connected to the linings later like the pic.

<Preparing Lining Patterns>

We make the lining pattern from the shell pattern of the Back, side and Front parts. delete the facing area from the shell patterns like the pic.

Add seam allowances like the pic. Add regular 12mm allowance to the lines which will be connected to the facings. To the center back, add 15mm to make sases. Also to the other seams, add 6mm extra width to make eases the seam allowance will be 18mm total).

<Cut the Lining pieces>

Cut the lining pieces. *I’m cutting the hood facing pieces with the lining fabric. But you can cut these with the shell fabric.

<Connect Lining Pieces and Facing>

Instead of sewing darts, make pleats around the neck line and baste. Also make a pleat on the center back which added as the allowance.

Connect the Front Facing and the Front Bodice lining pieces, and the Back Facing and the Back lining pieces. Don’t open the pleats.

Place the Back and Side lining pieces right sides together and stitch the side seam. Fold the edge like the pics and make small pleat for making some room.

*The lining pattern is partially larger than the shell pattern. We make small pleats like this to make some room for fitting.

Connect other pieces in the same way.

Connect all the lining pieces.

Finish the shell pieces following the instruction except the armhole facing.

we will connect those 2 pieces in the next post.

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The Dropje Vest sewing pattern is available here.    Also in Etsy shop.

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Cracked promotional item with early work by Daniel Clowes, via the Flickr of Gonked, Glooked & Slurped:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/gonkedglookedslurped/13170708005/

After publishing the first “Uggly Family” story in “Cracked’s Extra-Special Monster Party #9,” Mort Todd encouraged readers to send a SASE in for a free unpublished UF portrait (see below). Can’t imagine many people did so–thankfully, my pal Howie was intrepid enough to throw his hat in the ring, and he traded this gem to me 28 years (!) later. The 11 x 17 portrait features an almost unrecognizable Clowes rendering of the Uggly Family.

Mort Todd sez: “that is indeed Dan’s very first interpretation of the Uggly’s before we named ‘em, even! I would do the writing and layouts myself, and as you see this was plugging their second appearance which tied in with some Wolverton reprints.”

See more rare Clowes items in their large collection here:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/gonkedglookedslurped/sets/72157625953073993/

And their blog also has a lot of interest for Clowes fans:

http://gonkedglookedslurped.blogspot.com

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Success 35!! This one I didn’t think I’d get back. It was my first mailing outside the US and I put the wrong return postage on the SASE. Very graciously she paid for return postage- what a classy lady! These are from French actress Catherine Deneuve known for her roles in Repulsion and Belle de Jour. She is now 72 years old. This one took 58 days to get here. So excited to get them!!