Jazz Age Wednesdays — Speak Flapper #NewBook


Teagan Ríordáin Geneviene shares a brand new nonfiction release- Speak Flapper- Slang of the 1920s
Well worth the buy!

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Announcing my first non-fiction book! 

Well, not exactly. In my long career of writing and editing in the “Federal world,” I produced volumes and volumes of non-fiction.  However, I didn’t get the credit for that work.  So, I should say that this is my first independently published non-fiction book.

I hoped to release it close to the launch of the third of my Roaring Twenties novels about Pip and her friends, A Ghost in the Kitchen.  The launch for that, a trolley tour of haunted Savannah, was huge fun, and a great time was had by all. 

However, the actual book fell flat. So, I won’t be writing any new stories for Pip or Granny Phanny.  With that in mind, I almost didn’t make this new book available either… but then I thought, why not?  I’m not doing a full-on book launch, just…

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23 Comments

  1. Hot diggety dog! Thanks for sharing, Jacquie. You’re the kitten’s ankles!

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    1. Happy to share, Teagan. I know this book will be awesome!

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  2. Beware Of The Reader says:

    That cover is lovely Jacquie!

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    1. It’s filled with wonderful verbiage from the golden age, Sophie- fun!

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    2. Thanks Sophie. I was lucky to find a “core” image that was exactly what I wanted. Although I spent hours making subtle adjustments so that it would work for me. You’re the bee’s knees!

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  3. Yay and congratulations to Teagan! Sounds fun.

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    1. It’s the bee’s knees, as she would say 🙂

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    2. Thanks so much, Mary. I tried to make it a little bit of a hootenanny, not just a dictionary. You’re the cat’s pajamas!

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  4. I’ve read some of Teagan’s other writing and can only imagine how great this book must be. What a title!

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    1. I love the terms I’ve seen her use in her weekly posts, such an interesting time in history. 😊

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      1. I’m happy to hear that, Jacquie. The language of the 1920s was infinitely more fun than what we use today. Maybe we can bring some of it back for the 2020s. 😉 Hugs!

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    2. Thanks Jacqui. It’s a slang dictionary, but I tried to make it more appealing than just a dictionary. You’re the bee’s knees!

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  5. olganm says:

    Teagan is so talented and her research into the era is legendary. It’s great that she’s sharing it with the rest of us. Thanks, Jacquie!

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    1. I saw on FB this morning she received a pretty orange banner from Amazon- so happy for her!

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    2. I blush, Olga. ^^’ thank you so much. You’re the cat’s pajamas!

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  6. I find the subject of slang during the 1920s very interesting and a lingo spin-off from the cowboys. Teagan is awesome! A nice share Jacquie!

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    1. She certainly is- thanks AOC!

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    2. Thank you kindly, AoC. Hugs.

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      1. Back at you much love and hugs! Happy New Year!to you as well! 💕❤️💕

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  7. A great share, Jacquie. I love Teagan’s writing.

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    1. Thanks Robbie. You’re the oyster’s earrings!

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