Read Along Wednesday: Emma Chapter 19

Read Along Wednesday: Emma Chapter 19

Welcome to volume two! In volume one we remained within the elite confines of Emma’s preferred society. Now we begin to meet Highbury at large, and there is no better place to begin such an acquaintance than with Miss Bates. We have already heard her voice in chapter two. Austen need not tell us this is Miss Bates… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Austen Authors’ Summer Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Austen Authors’ Summer Quarterly Giveaway

The Austen Authors are pleased to announce the winners for the Summer Quarterly Giveaway. Congratulations!!!! If your name appears below: (1) contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize.  (2) If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for the prize delivery is correct.  (3) If your prize is a print book… more goodness …

Retelling the Classics

Sometimes fan fiction writers get flack for being copycats. The truth is, though, that many successful books, movies, and TV shows are classics reworked. Here are a few examples I’ve noticed lately: The movie You’ve Got Mailis adapted from The Shop Around the Corner, a classic movie that starred Jimmy Stewart. Daphne Du Maurier’s Rebecca is very similar to… more goodness …

Delectable Diversions

Delectable Diversions

Chocolate truffles from Kilwins. Check. Champagne from the evening reception downstairs. Check. What better way to spend the evening after a day of touring and shopping in my favorite getaway, Historic Downtown Charleston, SC, than drinking champagne and nibbling on exquisite dark chocolates. Speaking of chocolate, here’s a glimpse at the story behind my 2014 release,… more goodness …

With This Ring

One of my favorite things is learning about customs and the meanings behind them.  So it isn’t surprising that after years of working with fingerprints and such, that I would wish to learn more about customs with fingers, particularly when it comes to rings and marriage. Why do most customs use the left ring finger… more goodness …