The romantic query letter and the happy-ever-after

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Industry Arts
Occupation Author
Location Ontario, Canada
Introduction Urbane gardener, philosophical cook, well informed shopper and promoter of the basic white linen and place setting. I am a new author who previously worked as an interior decorator and wedding planner. I want desperately to be a brilliant chef an obsession that has resulted in me owning nearly a hundred cookbooks and I watch way too many hours of the food network. When I am not trying some new recipe, I obsess about my plants. I’ve yet to have a rosemary that has been able to survive the Canadian winter. I often fantasize about moving to the Tropics so I can garden all year round. The profile photo is a portrait called "La Lettre" by one of my absolute favourites, Delphin Enjolras, which I feel is fitting for a blog called The Romantic Query Letter. Thanks for visiting. *♥♪ Sincerely, Simone Ogilvie.
Interests Jamaica, Gardening, Reading, Travel, Cooking, Decorating, Film, Music, Writing, Publishing, Romance Novels, Regency, Harlequin, Historical Novels, Luck, Ambient/Atmospheric Sound, Biological Destiny, Gemini, Book Clubs, Art, Art History
Favorite Movies Separate Lies, Grosse Pointe Blank, Besieged, Dirty Pretty Things, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, After the Wedding, Volver, Paris, I Love You, Dangerous Beauty, Ghost Dog: the Way of the Samurai, Unfaithful, Live Flesh, Young Frankenstein, Blade Runner, Cousin Bette, Dark City, Match Point, The Seven Year Itch, Gosford Park, The Way We Were, Love Actually, Jackie Brown, M.A.S.H, Slums of Beverly Hills
Favorite Music The Roots, rock, reggae, jazz and most anything from the 70's.
Favorite Books The Joy of Cooking, By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept, The House in Good Taste, My Booky Wook, A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, First Garden, From the Fifteenth District, The Cake Bible, John Stefanidis Designs, The Men’s Club, Beat the Reaper, Chanel and Her World, Inspirations – Preston Bailey, Julia’s Kitchen Wisdom, Fidelity Doesn’t Make the News, No One Belongs Here More Than You, Playing with the Grown Ups, Vera Wang on Weddings

A Margaret Atwood Poem You fit into me like a hook into an eye A fish hook An open eye