Category Archives: art

And the Winner Is… (Cover Image Decision)

Progress! My Cover Image Quandry – parts one and two – is finally resolved! Usually I like to hold back the cover design of a new book until the day of the official cover reveal. But since you all have … Continue reading

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Progress and Cover Art

Just wanted to give you a quick update on my progress with The Ladies of Rosings Park. I’m up to 85,000 words now, which is probably about 85% complete. The happy ending is in sight, and I wish I could … Continue reading

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Word Play

Contents: 1 holiday greeting, 2 news updates, 2 Jane Austen quotes, 2 Shannon Winslow quotes, 1 new game addiction, and a partridge in pear tree… First of all, I want to wish all of you a marvelous New Year. I hope … Continue reading

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What’s New?

Although I’m still trying to preserve the afterglow of my experience at the JASNA AGM in Minneapolis (see previous post), I want you to know that I have been very busy since returning home. Let me catch you up on the highlights: 1) I’ve been … Continue reading

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My Studio: One Messy Little Secret

When I started writing ten years ago, I didn’t understand that by doing so I would be giving up some of my personal privacy. It’s not that I’ve become so famous that I can’t leave my house without being stalked by paparazzi … Continue reading

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Cover 3 Reveal

One week to go! Return to Longbourn will soon be coming to an online bookstore near you, and here’s the wrap-around cover for the paperback! Kind a “home-spun” look like my other covers, and I love the little cows! (Click on … Continue reading

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Cover Art 3

Yay! I’ve finished the artwork for Return to Longbourn, and it has now gone off to my talented graphic designer to be turned into a brand new book cover for my darling child, due out next month. (To view the work in progress, see … Continue reading

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House and Garden

If you have been following me closely, you know that I  recently finished writing the next installment of my P&P series, picking up the story again five years after the close of The Darcys of Pemberley. Whilst the manuscript for Return to Longbourn is … Continue reading

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Giving Some Account

“My Dear Cassandra:  Having half-an-hour before breakfast (very snug in my own room, lovely morning, excellent fire — fancy me!) I will give you some account of the last two days. And yet, what is there to be told? I … Continue reading

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Cover Art Reveal

I’ve been promising that the cover art for my second novel, For Myself Alone, was coming. So now here it is! I’m pleased with the way it turned out, but the early returns weren’t promising. When the painting was underway, … Continue reading

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