Category Archives: England

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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How to Tour of Bath, England, in 90 Minutes or Less

Here’s my latest post on Austen Authors: My husband works for Boeing and he occasionally travels with his job, jetting off to exotic vacation destinations like Glasgow Montana, Roswell New Mexico, and Fairbanks Alaska in the dead of winter. Needless … 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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Historical Perspective

I’ve been on vacation – from practically everything, including my blog (as you may have noticed). A real vacation is a rarity for me, but I’m making the most of this one: two weeks on the east coast, mostly in the … Continue reading

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Cheers!

 Today I sold my first copy of my first novel!  I listed  The Darcys of Pemberley with Smashwords (offering most e-book formats) and half an hour later I noticed I had a sale.  You might think that’s a small step (after all, … Continue reading

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Town or Country?

It’s still officially winter, but our clocks did “spring” ahead this morning.  That’s close enough for me.  Knowing that we’ve probably seen the last of snow for the year (except in the mountains, where it belongs), and that each day is … Continue reading

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Close Relations

> “I do not mean to say that a woman may not be settled too near her family. The far and near must be relative, and depend on many varying circumstances. Where there is fortune to make the expense of … Continue reading

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