Tag Archives: Persuasion

Which Book Should I Write Next?

Phew! It was a lot of work, but The Ladies of Rosings Park is successfully launched and doing well. Thank you to those of you who have taken the time to post early reviews. When you really enjoy a book, … Continue reading

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A Better Fate for Jane

Some of you may have seen this last month at Austen Variations, but I wanted to reproduce my post here, so I would have it as a permanent part of my own blog. Yes, it’s that important to me! Have … Continue reading

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Final Departure

As some of you know, this year is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s much-too-early death, and many of the faithful are noting events leading up to the end as they pass on the calendar. Yesterday (May 24th), for example, … 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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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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Minneapolis, Here I Come!

My Regency-style dress is finished and I have purchased my plane ticket. Tomorrow, I’ll be flying to Minneapolis to attend my first Jane Austen convention! It’s bigger than national; this one’s INTERnational. It’s the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Jane Austen Society of … 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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A Well-Written Valentine

“Let us never underestimate the power of a well-written letter.” Okay, so I hear you JA aficionados saying, “Hey, where did she dig up that line?” And you’re right; it is not strictly a Jane Austen quote. But it certainly … Continue reading

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