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Leap of Faith
Leap of Hope
Miss Georgiana Darcy of Pemberley
The Persuasion of Miss Jane Austen
The Darcys of Pemberley
Mr. Collins’s Last Supper
For Myself Alone
Return to Longbourn
- Summer Travels and Sagging Middles
- A Better Fate for Jane
- A Fresh Place of Interest
- Lady Catherine’s Celebrated Frankness
- Final Departure
- Number Eight is Underway!
- For the Love of the Game
- Time to Tour!
- Twin Sailing
- Double-the-Fun Cover Reveal
- Scavenger Hunt
- Go With What You Know?
- Meet Cora and Poindexter
- Austen’s Autumn
- Q&A with Collins Hemingway, author of The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen trilogy
Category Archives: writing
Don’t you love the title? Once it came to me, I had to go with it. However little Mr. Darcy might have liked such an address, he contented himself with coolly replying that he perceived no other alteration than [Elizabeth] … Continue reading
“Write what you know!” You’ve probably heard the saying, intended as sound advice for anyone with literary aspirations. Jane Austen subscribed to this idea. Me? Not so much. Jane Austen absolutely wrote what she knew best – her own … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered how your life would have been altered if at point A you had turned left instead of right? Would you have been happier or not? If you had a chance for a world-class “do over,” would … Continue reading
English is not a static language. It’s constantly changing, whether we like it or not. Twenty years ago, “mouse” meant a rodent we hoped never to find in our houses. Now, it’s a friendly little gizmo we’ve grown quite attached … Continue reading
What’s in a name? No, wait, that’s Shakespeare. Wrong author! I’m supposed to be channeling Jane Austen! Let me try again. “…But there is nobleness in the name of Edmund. It is a name of heroism and renown – of kings, … Continue reading
I watched two new movies this past week – first the Hallmark Channel’s Unleashing Mr. Darcy and then, a couple of days later, I rented the recently released version of Far From the Madding Crowd. I had looked forward to seeing … Continue reading