Sunday, April 21, 2013

More Spyglass Sightings

Back at topside, we take up the spyglass to see what we can see...


The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
Directors: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt
Writers: Gideon Defoe (book), Gideon Defoe (screenplay)
Starring: Hugh Grant as the Pirate Captain

This animated pirate film was part of nominated films in the 2013 Oscars category for Animated Feature Film.

Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.

fyi: based on a book

The Pirates!
The Swashbuckling Adventure Story
by Gideon Defoe

My two-bits:
Fun movie with cute scenes and funny moments - especially loved the cameo of Jane Austen!

And speaking of...

SAVE THE DATE for my upcoming Jane Austen themed event next month:

TEA at Pemberley, May 21-26, 2013 - meet some ladies at Pemberley and maybe have a word with Mr. Darcy

This will kick-off a series of TEA events that I whereby I will feature books related to certain fictional places.

June: TEA at Downton Abbey - meet the Crawleys

July: TEA at Buckshaw - meet Flavia de Luce

Fellow bloggers and authors are welcome to contact me, if you are interested in participating in this event with guest posts or giveaways.

--~ Pirate Giveaway ~--

If did not already know, mermaids make an appearance in the third film in the Pirates of Caribbean series.

WIN a pink and black Pirates of Caribbean bandanna!

Open to all.

Offer ends: April 30, 2013

TO DO: (3-parts)

1. READ at least one of the special author guest posts below:

Guest post #1: Wynn by Ciye Cho
Guest post #2: The Mermaids of the Darian Coast by David Wesley Hill
Guest post #3: Mermaid from The Shifu Cloth by Prue Batten

2. LEAVE a comment or question for the author at the individual post.
(if you already did this previously -- then you're all set)

3. RETURN to this post, let me know in comments that you did the deed along with your email.

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