Tag Archives: For Myself Alone

Scavenger Hunt

Today, in coordination with Austen Variations, I have a scavenger hunt for you, complete with buried treasure! If you’ve already been to my post at Austen Variations, you have arrived here with a pocket full of words to solve the … Continue reading

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Austen’s Autumn

Yesterday, when I went out for my morning constitutional, I had multicolored maple leaves crunching underfoot and the occasional spider web hitting me in the face.  I also took a plastic bag along with me, into which I hoped to … Continue reading

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A Gentleman’s Profession

Every Jane Austen novel reminds us of the severe limitations society placed on females of genteel birth in her era. About their only honorable option was to become some gentleman’s wife. Although the men had a far better lot in … Continue reading

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What Should I Write Next?

Well, my blog tour for The Persuasion of Miss Jane Austen is officially over. After “traveling” to at least eleven locations and writing just as many new posts for other people’s sites (while neglecting my own), this first big promotional … Continue reading

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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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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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Sale Celebrating Clean Books

When I was invited to participate in the “Clean Authors $.99 Back-to-School eBook Sale” event, I thought, “What a great idea!” The intention is to collect a whole bunch of “clean” books (sans sex, swearing, and graphic violence) all together in … Continue reading

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