Category Archives: fun & games

Scavenger Hunt

Today, in coordination with Austen Variations, I have a scavenger hunt for you, complete with buried treasure! If you’ve already been to my post at Austen Variations, you have arrived here with a pocket full of words to solve the … Continue reading

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The Play’s the Thing

I hope you have all enjoyed your Christmas celebrations, in whatever form they take for you. What a busy time of year! But now that things have eased a bit, I thought I’d relate a special highlight for me from … Continue reading

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My Movie Picks

A week or two ago I put up a post on Facebook asking my 455 friends to recommend movies they thought I might like: I really want to add to my movie collection, but it seems like there aren’t that … Continue reading

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“The End”

I could apologize (again) for going so long between posts, but instead I’ll simply thank you for sticking with me through thick and thin. And I trust you will be glad to know I’ve been hard at work finishing my current … 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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Jane and Wonder Woman

What does Wonder Woman have to do with Jane Austen? Nothing, as far as I am aware, but that was kind of the point when I wrote the following short story for Bad Austen a couple of years ago. Published … Continue reading

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A Star is Born?

“It is a great while since we have had any star-gazing.” (Fanny Price, Mansfield Park) A couple of weeks ago, I made my first appearance on the front page of a newspaper (see What’s New? post), and now I’ve already moved on to national television! But … Continue reading

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