Category Archives: Jane Austen Quotes

Cover Reveal Bonus!

A Cover Reveal Bonus: a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the cover for “Fitzwilliam Darcy in His Own Words.” Continue reading

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Hats, ARCs, and a Cover Peek-a-boo

“Fitzwilliam Darcy in His Own Words” is coming soon. Today’s subjects: the many hats worn by an author, a peek-a-boo at the new cover, and an offer for an advance reader copy of the new book. Continue reading

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From Sensibility to Sense

Yes, I am working on a Pride and Prejudice novel at the moment (see two previous posts and my progress report at the end of this one), but I like to periodically turn ideas over in my mind for future … Continue reading

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Fitzwilliam Darcy, In His Own Words

Getting this next novel started has been a bit of a struggle. I wanted to do a P&P book from Darcy’s point of view, but what could I bring to the story that would be something new? The “what if”s … Continue reading

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Why Not Write a Murder Mystery?

Things are on track for a June 23rd release of my next novel! Yay! All four of my beta readers have reported back with very positive feedback and no major changes recommended. Now just a proof read, formatting, and the … Continue reading

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Book Launch and Giveaway!

Woohoo! It’s book launch day for Prayer and Praise: A Jane Austen Devotional! It’s been well over a year since I had a new release, not because I haven’t been writing, but because, for a change, I’ve been working on … Continue reading

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Ta-Da! Cover Reveal… at last!

Did you think this day would ever come? With all the unexpected challenges and my major case of paralyzing indecision (see the 3 previous posts for the full saga), I was beginning to wonder myself! But the fog finally cleared … Continue reading

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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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Popular Highlights “Return”

Confession. I just finished reading one of my own books: Return to Longbourn… again. I have talked to other authors who say that once their books are finished and published, they never look at them again. The reasons they give? … Continue reading

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Diverting to Derbyshire – a P&P Missing Scene

Since everybody seemed to appreciate The Specter of Mr. Collins, which I posted here a couple of months ago, I thought today I’d share another of my P&P ‘missing scenes.’ Most of the ones I’ve written are included in a group publication … Continue reading

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