Tag Archives: Elizabeth Bennet

The Specter of Mr. Collins

This passage from Pride and Prejudice (chapter 26) talks about how Elizabeth’s relationship with Charlotte changed after Charlotte married Mr. Collins. It was the inspiration for a “missing scene” I wrote a few years ago for another blog. When I ran … Continue reading

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Analysis Paralysis

The blog tour for my recently released novel is winding down. It’s been a challenge to do it, but every one of these posts has been different, so that anybody following me all the way through will be spared the annoyance of reading a … Continue reading

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Double-Header

Opening day of baseball season is just around the corner, and I can hardly wait. The Seattle Mariners are my team, and like most fans, I live in perpetual hope that, at long last, this might be our year!  For a … Continue reading

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Bits and Scraps

Dear Readers, I must do my best to apprise you about all that has been going forward in the last week or two since the publication of the new book. My dear Cassandra… I will give you some account of … Continue reading

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Celebrating a Special Anniversary

 There are a lot of Jane Austen fans celebrating (and blogging) today, because this is the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice on January 28, 1813. We’re celebrating the book itself – reason enough – but also what it has … Continue reading

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Wedding Week

My son is getting married in January, and I’ll be attending a bridal shower for his fiance this Sunday! But that’s not the only reason I have weddings on my mind. The other? It’s all the big doings over at Austen Authors this week. As … Continue reading

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Summer: It’s All Washed Away Except the Mouse Fur

For those of you living in parts of the country oppressed by heat waves and wild fires this year, I’m sure summer can’t be over soon enough to suit you. But in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, the season is short (typically July 5 … Continue reading

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