Category Archives: Jane Austen

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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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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A Christmas Ramble

Christmas is coming! Notice that I didn’t say Christmas is here, because technically this is Advent – a time of waiting and preparation in anticipation of the day of Jesus’ birth. I know that on the retail calendar, the Christmas … Continue reading

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World Travels

I wish I could tell you I have made great progress on all four of my current writing projects (see three previous posts) in the last month. I did get the play written, but that’s about all I’ve had time … Continue reading

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Jane Austen’s Devotion

I told you that I have three writing projects underway at the same time – something I’ve never attempted before – but I have a confession to make. There’s now a fourth. Yes, crazy but it’s true. When a friend, … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions

Time for a brief update, and then I have something fun for you to read – the opening of a work in progress. First, though, for those of you who have been asking, I wanted to let you know that … Continue reading

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Posting Preview Chapters – Good Idea or Bad?

A few months back, I posed a question on Facebook about posting preview chapters of upcoming novels online. Did people like the practice or not? Did reading the opening chapters ahead of time make them more or less likely to … Continue reading

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