Tag Archives: Jane Austen quotes

A Fresh Place of Interest

“Port Alberni? Where’s that?” I don’t remember if I actually said those words, but I definitely thought them when I was first invited to attend a Jane Austen festival there July 14 – 16. In case you’re scratching your head … Continue reading

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Lady Catherine’s Celebrated Frankness

“Miss Bennet,” replied her ladyship, in an angry tone, “you ought to know that I am not to be trifled with. But however insincere you may choose to be, you shall not find me so. My character has ever been … Continue reading

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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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Go With What You Know?

  “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

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Meet Cora and Poindexter

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

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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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Credit Where Credit is Due

This month marks the 5-year anniversary of the publications of The Darcys of Pemberley! My baby (my very first novel) is five years old now, and I’m so proud of how well it has done out there in the big, wide … Continue reading

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