This summer some Austen Authors will do a ‘show-and-tell’ about work spaces … where we write our stories. The photo below is such a place for me. (You can see more detail by clicking on any of the photographs.)
Diana and son Paul working at the Novel Cafe (212 Pier) My workspace is – a coffeehouse! Yes, an old-fashioned bohemian bookstore/cafe, formerly named The Novel Cafe, though recently changed to 212 Pier. For the last 20 years my husband
I recently spent two+ weeks on the East Coast in Massachusetts, Maine, and New York. Needless to say I saw a ton of amazing sights and it would be impossible for me to point to any one, or even two,
Jane Austen believed strongly in the necessity and benefits of proper manners. In her novels, she provides a fascinating look at the social etiquette of the Regency period, but even within her own lifetime, manners began to change. In a
Does the idea of having your husband on the other side of the country for a few weeks while you keep the home fires burning sound like pure torture or a heavenly holiday? Well, just imagine this: no battling for
by Abigail Reynolds I’m always stymied by the question of what my writing space is like. With kids, cats and a dog at home, my writing space is wherever I can find room to sit down and balance my laptop
A year ago, Ulysses Press approached me about collecting some of the best Pride and Prejudice stories for an anthology of shorter pieces that might not otherwise get published, and since fan fiction is my passion and working writers don’t
In my firm commitment to provide you people with Royal Gossip, I feel I must comment on this week’s bizarre royal wedding in Monaco compared with the recent joyous marriage of Great Britain’s William and Kate.
Goodness gracious! Time does fly. It’s only been six months since the launch of The Perfect Bride for Mr. Darcy, and here I am ready to celebrate the unveiling of A Wife for Mr. Darcy with my fellow Austen lovers!
Catherine Hubback Catherine Hubback, Jane Austen’s niece and the first author of an Austen continuation, knew a good marketing strategy when she saw one. She wrote, “I mean in future to have my name printed Mrs. C. Austen Hubback &