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Popular Highlights: Romance

Kindle has this wonderful, but slightly scary, feature called “popular highlights.” As you’re reading your book, you have the opportunity to add virtual bookmarks or notes and to highlight passages you especially like – things you may want to come … Continue reading

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Is it Spelled or Spelt?

While my upcoming novel (The Persuasion of Miss Jane Austen) is out to a few trusted beta readers for some feedback, and my graphic designer is working on the cover, I’ve assigned myself a project or two toward readying the … Continue reading

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The Persuasion200 Project

If you’ve followed me for a while or if you used to read the now-defunct Austen Authors blog,  you will remember our popular P&P200 series, which was later compiled into Pride and Prejudice: The Scenes Jane Austen Never Wrote (with proceeds … Continue reading

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“The End”

I could apologize (again) for going so long between posts, but instead I’ll simply thank you for sticking with me through thick and thin. And I trust you will be glad to know I’ve been hard at work finishing my current … Continue reading

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Time Flies

Where has the time gone? That’s what I ask myself when I’ve been writing. I kind of get lost in the work, and the next thing I know, three hours have passed, often with less to show for it than I had … Continue reading

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My P&P Trilogy at Last!

Jan. 16, 2014 “Oh, For a Pride and Prejudice Trilogy!” There is a certain mystique about the trilogy, and I think most novelists dream of writing at least one – one that’s important, acclaimed… and preferably available in a beautifully boxed set! That was … Continue reading

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Word Play

Contents: 1 holiday greeting, 2 news updates, 2 Jane Austen quotes, 2 Shannon Winslow quotes, 1 new game addiction, and a partridge in pear tree… First of all, I want to wish all of you a marvelous New Year. I hope … Continue reading

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“Happy NaNoWriMo!”

  I put this post up at Austen Authors last week. But in case you missed it there, I thought I’d share it here as well, along with a few of my fall color pictures from my yard! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ NaNoWriMo! … Continue reading

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WIP: “My Darling Exile”

I apologize for being so late with this post. In saying this, I presuppose that you’ve grown accustomed to receiving from me something fascinating to read approximately once a week, and that you’ve been feeling rather faint for the lack of it these past several … Continue reading

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My Studio: One Messy Little Secret

When I started writing ten years ago, I didn’t understand that by doing so I would be giving up some of my personal privacy. It’s not that I’ve become so famous that I can’t leave my house without being stalked by paparazzi … Continue reading

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