Tag Archives: The Persuasion of Miss Jane Austen

Beneficial Exercise

Jane Austen and I both believe in the benefits of a long walk – for ourselves as well as our characters! Read an excerpt of one such important and romantic walk. Continue reading

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Becoming a Fan of Becoming Jane

I love movies and I love Jane Austen, so what could be better than a movie about Jane Austen? I’ve been building my private library for years – movies to my taste, distinctly separate from my husband’s much larger collection … Continue reading

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William, Fitzwilliam, and Fitzwilliam

Is it possible to have too many Williams? I like the name – very much, in fact. Even so, there ought to be a limit as to number. One thing I’ve learned as a novelist is that you shouldn’t confuse … 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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Q&A with Collins Hemingway, author of The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen trilogy

Today my humble little blog and I have the honor of hosting another author on blog tour. It’s Collins Hemingway with his new book, the second volume of an ambitious trilogy: The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen. With a title … Continue reading

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Title Search

What’s in a name? No, wait, that’s Shakespeare. Wrong author! I’m supposed to be channeling Jane Austen! Let me try again. “…But there is nobleness in the name of Edmund.  It is a name of heroism and renown – of kings, … Continue reading

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Springtime in the Country

Every year about this time, I feel compelled to expound on the glories of spring in some way or another. Today is a beautiful day in the great Pacific Northwest. The sun’s out, the birds are singing, and it’s the … Continue reading

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Celebration Sale

I just reread my previous post, where I talked about wanting the impossibles of life. Well, January has delivered, at least in a few small ways. For one thing, I have a giant bird-of-paradise plant, which I grew from a … 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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