Tag Archives: Sense and Sensibility

The Best Movies I Never Watch

My movie collection: what gets re-watched, what doesn’t, and why. Also an update on my work-in-progress: Colonel Brandon in His Own Words. Continue reading

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Sense and Sensibility: the Themes Just Keep on Coming

Ever thought about the themes expressed in “Sense and Sensibility”? I hadn’t, not until I started writing a variation from Colonel Brandon’s point of view. Now I see them everywhere! Take a look, and also read an excerpt of when Brandon first meets Marianne. Continue reading

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Making a Start

Sometimes starting a new novel is the hardest part, but I’ve finally got something to show you! Take a sneak peek at the prologue of “Colonel Brandon in His Own Words.” Continue reading

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What’s Next?

What’s Next? I have in mind writing a “Sense and Sensibility” book. Help me decide which one! Continue reading

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From Sensibility to Sense

Yes, I am working on a Pride and Prejudice novel at the moment (see two previous posts and my progress report at the end of this one), but I like to periodically turn ideas over in my mind for future … Continue reading

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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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Much Left to the Imagination

Progress Report: Yay! I’m happy to say that I have officially broken out of my “analysis paralysis (see previous post).” I’ve made momentous decisions this past week about my audio books, the result of which is that I now have two amazing narrators under contract and three of … Continue reading

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View, ReView, & InterView

Maybe it’s because it was snowing this morning. But, when I thought about what “View” I might choose for this post (to go along with my cleverly themed title), my thoughts drifted to a warmer climate. This is a photo my husband … Continue reading

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Nothing Ventured; Nothing Gained

You’ll have to excuse me, but I’m feeling rather philosophical this morning: It’s the things/people we care about most that have the power to give us joy and also cause us pain. I know this isn’t an original thought. But … Continue reading

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Welcome Bibliophiles!

Books! Books! And More Books! Did your heart skip a beat? Are you hyperventilating? Salivating like one of Pavlov’s dogs? Then you are a true bibliophile like me, Jane Austen, and her creation Marianne Dashwood. “What a happy day for booksellers, music-sellers, and … Continue reading

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