Category Archives: Austen Authors

Owning the Estate

I’ve got a chance for you to show off your Jane Austen knowledge – a quiz about the estates that figure prominently in her novels! But first a few bits of news. Audiobook Update: Production is now finished on Return to Longbourn, … Continue reading

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Breach of Promise: Setting the Story Straight

“My resolution of thanking you for your kindness to Lydia had certainly great effect. Too much, I am afraid; for what becomes of the moral, if our comfort springs from a breach of promise? for I ought not to have … Continue reading

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Double-Header

Opening day of baseball season is just around the corner, and I can hardly wait. The Seattle Mariners are my team, and like most fans, I live in perpetual hope that, at long last, this might be our year!  For a … Continue reading

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“Return to Longbourn” Launches

Whoohoo! Debut day has finally arrived! Ever since I finished writing Return to Longbourn, I’ve been dying to get this story out there. The creative process isn’t complete until the resulting work is shared. And the wait to share a new book can be excruciating  … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing Blog Hop

I’m taking part (in a limited way) in the Next Big Thing “Blog Hop” It’s an exponentially increasing blog hop, or a sort of progressive dinner, where readers can sample a little of this author and that, hopefully thereby discovering … Continue reading

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Wedding Week

My son is getting married in January, and I’ll be attending a bridal shower for his fiance this Sunday! But that’s not the only reason I have weddings on my mind. The other? It’s all the big doings over at Austen Authors this week. As … Continue reading

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Mr. C. Kindly Cautions Mr. B.

Over at Austen Authors, we continue to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice by working our way through the story in “real-time,” adding “missing scenes” and different points of view for fun. Here’s my latest contribution to … Continue reading

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Four Days in Paradise

First, a reminder that I will present at the Northwest BookFest this weekend (Sept. 22 & 23). If you’re going to be in the Seattle area, I would love to have you stop by and visit me and 3 others in … Continue reading

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Double Feature

If you are of a certain age, you remember (like I do) going to the movie theatre or drive-in and seeing a “double feature.” You paid your money and you got to enjoy two movies! Those days are long gone, I’m … Continue reading

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Try It; You’ll Like It

    I was at Costco today about noon, and my timing was perfect. You know what I mean. Stationed around every other corner was a demonstrator, card table set up and offering samples of new culinary delicacies. The highlights? Chicken tenders, tortilla chips and salsa, with … Continue reading

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