Category Archives: Jane Austen

“Colonel Brandon in His Own Words” is here!

I’m excited to introduce you to my brand new book: Colonel Brandon in His Own Words! – a supplement to Sense and Sensibility. Discover the inside story – everything Jane Austen didn’t tell us – all in Colonel Brandon’s own words. Continue reading

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Cover Strip Tease

NEW POST: Cover reveal teaser, publication date, and official blurb for “Colonel Brandon in His Own Words”! Continue reading

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Creating Your Own Amusement

New excerpt from completed draft of “Colonel Brandon in His Own Words”! – courting Marianne. Also, comment on the writer/reader partnership that creates enjoyment of a novel. Continue reading

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Beneficial Exercise

Jane Austen and I both believe in the benefits of a long walk – for ourselves as well as our characters! Read an excerpt of one such important and romantic walk. Continue reading

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November Nostalgia

Update on my work-in-progress, and remembering my mother. Continue reading

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Sense and Sensibility: the Themes Just Keep on Coming

Ever thought about the themes expressed in “Sense and Sensibility”? I hadn’t, not until I started writing a variation from Colonel Brandon’s point of view. Now I see them everywhere! Take a look, and also read an excerpt of when Brandon first meets Marianne. Continue reading

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Making a Start

Sometimes starting a new novel is the hardest part, but I’ve finally got something to show you! Take a sneak peek at the prologue of “Colonel Brandon in His Own Words.” Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to “The Darcys of Pemberley” – Celebration and Giveaway!

What a difference a decade makes! Help me celebrate the 10th birthday of “The Darcys of Pemberley” with games and a giveaway. Continue reading

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It’s Launch Day for “Fitzwilliam Darcy in His Own Words”

“Fitzwilliam Darcy in His Own Words” makes it’s debut today! Darcy tells his own story: the traumas of his early life, his relationship with a woman named Amelia, to the consummation of his love for Elizabeth. A behind-the-scenes look at what Jane Austen didn’t tell us. 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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