Tag Archives: Fanny Price

Bad Acting

No, this is not another movie review (although I will be writing something about Love and Friendship next time). Think more Mansfield Park. This past Saturday, June 25th, I presented a program on Jane Austen at my local library: “Twenty-first … Continue reading

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You Never Forget How

“Let’s go for a bike ride instead.” The weather was perfect on Saturday – dry, and neither too warm nor too cool – and I had decided on some outdoor exercise before dinner. Like every proper Jane Austen heroine, I’m very fond … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Tour

Spring is my favorite season of the year. After a long, dreary winter – this past one made even darker by the loss of my father at the end of November – there is finally the promise of improvement ahead. The … Continue reading

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Meet Me at the Library

Tomorrow (7/11/12), I’m giving a program at my local library. It’s on Jane Austen and her legacy, especially how it sparked my own career as an author, with a reading and signing included. It’s going to be informal, interactive, and fun. If you’re in … Continue reading

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Hues of the Sea

The day was uncommonly lovely. It was really March; but it was April in its mild air, brisk soft wind, and bright sun, occasionally clouded for a minute; and everything looked so beautiful under the influence of such a sky…with … Continue reading

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The Pitfalls of Regifting

  I spent the morning finishing up my Christmas shopping at Target. Then I braved a stop at the post office to get a last-minute gift on its way. The crowds, I’m happy to say, were not nearly as bad (in … Continue reading

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I Came; I Saw; I Formatted

Victory!  After about three days of concerted effort, and mind-numbing frustration, I think (fingers crossed) I’ve managed to get The Darcys of Pemberley formatted for CreateSpace, the print-on-demand arm of the Amazon publishing machine. It shouldn’t have been difficult. After all, a template … Continue reading

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