Category Archives: my books

Cover Design Prototypes – Taking a Poll

I’m thinking ahead to the cover design for “Colonel Brandon in His Own Words,” and I want your vote on these 4 prototypes! 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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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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What’s Next?

What’s Next? I have in mind writing a “Sense and Sensibility” book. Help me decide which one! 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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Time For Thanksgiving

Right after Halloween (and sometimes even before) our retailers would have us begin focusing on Christmas, and now “Black Friday”, which used to be limited to one day, has expanded to an entire season dedicated to shopping for bargains. I … 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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Book Launch for “Murder at Northanger Abbey”

The day is finally here! Maybe some of you have been waiting impatiently for Murder at Northanger Abbey to come out. Believe me, I have too! Usually I underestimate how long it will take to get everything done and I’m … Continue reading

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