Dear imps, today I have the great pleasure of taking part in the Five Glass Slippers blog tour, hosted by Amber Stokes from Seasons of Humility. She has done a wonderful job with this tour, including a "Cinderella for the Day" feature of each of these authors over on her blog page--one special feature for each day of the week. You definitely don't want to miss it, or any of these fun posts!
Today's Cinderella is Emma Clifton, author of the second story in this wonderful collection, Broken Glass. I got to ask Emma one question about her story, which was:
"If you could spend the day with one of the characters from your story, who would you pick, why, and what would you do? (Or, you can flip that, and answer who you would NOT pick, why, and what you would do if forced? Either or both is fun!"
Here is Emma's answer: I think I'd choose Marius, because he's rather funny (and a very handsome crown prince, too), though I'm having a hard time choosing between him and Henry and Darcy. We'd play badminton, because that is a very princely thing to do. And since neither Marius nor I are very athletic, we'd end up laughing at each other's lack of skill. I can take teasing pretty well, so I don't think he'd annoy me as much as he annoys Rosalind.
I would not want to spend the day with Lady Sevray; she's nasty, stuck-up, and the evil stepmother. Maybe I'd suggest going shopping with her and then hide in one of the shops until the day was over.
Thank you, Emma! I think Marius is a great choice. Particularly since he's a got a softer side if you just know how to find it . . .
I hope all of you readers will grab Emma's wonderful story so you can learn about Marius and the vile Lady Sevray for yourselves! You can grab the Kindle version for just 0.99 this week, so why not? Here's a little more about Broken Glass if you're still not convinced:
The slipper fits . . . but on the wrong girl! Rosalind never once danced with Prince Marius at the ball, for she is in love with his brother Henry. If only Rosalind and Marius would stop bickering long enough to invent a scheme, perhaps the three of them can find the real mystery lady. But they must work quickly, for dark deeds are afoot, and the kingdom is poised on the brink of disaster.
Emma Clifton has been thinking up stories since before she knew how to type them out. Reading books such as the Chronicles of Narnia, The Door Within Trilogy, and Redwall inspired her to take her writing more seriously. Though her rigorous homeschool education keeps her busy, she also enjoys sewing, reading, and spending time with her family in beautiful Northern Virginia.
Emma blogs at www.peppermintandprose.wordpress.com.
Blog Tour Schedule
Monday, June 23rd | Cinderella of the Day: Elisabeth Brown
· The Splendor Falls on Castle Walls + Review
· To Be A Person + Review
Tuesday, June 24th | Cinderella of the Day: Emma Clifton
Wednesday, June 25th | Cinderella of the Day: Rachel Heffington
· The Writer’s Window + Review
Thursday, June 26th | Cinderella of the Day: Stephanie Ricker
· Vonnie’s Reading Corner + Review
· Books, Cats, and Whimsy + Review
Friday, June 27th | Cinderella of the Day: Clara Diane Thompson
· Flowers of Quiet Happiness + Review
Saturday, June 28th | Giveaway Winner Announced at Seasons of Humility
*Blog Tour Home: http://seasonsofhumility.blogspot.com/p/five-glass-slippers-blog-tour.html This is where you can keep up-to-date on the blog tour happenings, view the schedule with links, grab the tour button, etc.a Rafflecopter giveaway
LOL! I love your response, Emma! Badminton with the princes - or hiding out in the stores. Sounds like a plan. ;)
I've had a blast hosting this tour, Anne Elisabeth! Thank you for entrusting it to my care. :) And thanks for the fun question for Emma!
Thanks for coordinating the tour, Fairy Godmother! :P
I like your plan.
Redwall is so good! I find very few people who read it!
So exciting! : D Congratulations, Emma! Out of curiosity, how many drafts did you have before you submitted Broken Glass?
Let's just say I would so completely utterly totally choose Marius too. ^.^ I love your story. (But I've told you that a hundred times by now, so I'll finally shut up. ;))
And by the way, Anne Elisabeth, I keep trying to enter the Rafflecopter, but it won't enter me. It'll say "entered" but it doesn't add my entries to the total entries and it doesn't remember I entered when I pull up the Rafflecopter again. :/ What should I do?
Hmmm, I'm sorry Emily, but I don't actually know. Sometimes rafflecopter glitches like that, but I'm not an expert and I don't know how to fix it. :( I'd say just keep trying!
Aaaaand it's working now. :) Thanks anyway!
Fun interview! Your story sounds fascinating, great concept! I'm really looking forward to reading it. :)
I'd like to spend the day with him to. We would insult each other until we would be out of breath.
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