Hello from Colin Firth’s arm! As an ice-breaker to each leg of the UNDRESSING Blog Tour, I’m taking you along for a ride to England, where I traveled during the summer of 2012 to do some research for UNDRESSING
So, as you know, Mr. Darcy doesn’t really make an appearance at the Jane Austen Society of North America Annual General Meeting, although he really should. Someday Colin Firth may just show up to one of these things, and if
As you are reading this, I’m in Minneapolis at the Jane Austen Society of North America Annual General Meeting along with several other Austen Authors! Lucky, I know! Please understand that I may not be adding to your comments in
The first Annual General Meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America I ever attended was in 2008 in Chicago, and, call it kismet, but it just so happened to be the first AGM a fabulous new bookstore
How is your summer heating up? I hope it abounds with tales of gowns and ballrooms and men with…tails! You know what I’m talking about! Take your mind for spin around the ballroom floor this summer…with the first chapter of
I’ve heard of Camp Jane for middle school girls to learn how to sew and make tea. Now JASNA-Connecticut is launching the first Jane Austen Summer Camp for adults. JASNA-Louisville will be hosting another Jane Austen Festival this summer. And
There is a fabulous article printed in the UK’s Daily Mail here titled Parmesan Ice Cream, Rouge for Mr. Darcy and Chamber Pots Galore – What Experts Discovered When They Tried to Recreate the Pride & Prejudice Ball for Television.
Okay, many of us dig Mr. Darcy. We have our reasons and are willing to defend those reasons in a duel, if need be. Others may take up the sword for the swoonable Henry Tilney (that includes me). For the
How many of you are out there writing your own novels? I know from interacting with many of you here on Austen Authors and on my Facebook and Twitter pages that you’re a talented bunch, and if you’re not writing
So, we’re all aware of the parallels between Downton Abbey and Jane Austen’s novels, right? Family home: in peril. That subject rocks the very foundation of Pride & Prejudice, Sense & Sensibility and Persuasion. Sisters, and no brothers to become the heir apparent.