Austen’s Beauty & the Beast + Excerpt

Austen’s Beauty & the Beast + Excerpt

Not too long ago, I posted about Jane Austen in the Age of Disney. I didn’t get into specifics about Disney characters, just a general overview of connecting fantasy with Jane Austen. Well, today I want to talk about Beauty and the Beast because I’m releasing a Regency Paranormal Beauty and the Beast retelling in… more goodness …

Oh Jane, How Much Do I Love Thee?

Oh Jane, How Much Do I Love Thee?

Apparently a lot since I’m in the process of writing a new Jane Austen adaptation. However, unlike my previous novels that retold Jane Austen’s novels in an Amish setting, I am doing the reverse. That’s right. The reverse. A while back, a publisher contacted me regarding creating a new fan fiction “world” from my very… more goodness …

Who is Proud and Who is Prejudiced?

Who is Proud and Who is Prejudiced?

Recently I found myself contemplating the importance of titles in Austen’s oeuvre. Although I’ll admit I didn’t spend a lot of time thinking about the deeper meaning behind Mansfield Park or Emma, some of the other titles gave me food for thought. Persuasion obviously refers to one of the central issues of the novel: Anne’s… more goodness …

Celebrating the Release of “Mr. Darcy’s Present” with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

Celebrating the Release of “Mr. Darcy’s Present” with an Excerpt + a Giveaway

Okay, I know the calendar says September 12, but you cannot tell me  you have not already seen Christmas decorations up in some of the big box stores. Years ago, I cursed the stores when they brought out Christmas items before Thanksgiving. Needless to say, no one in marketing paid any attention to my protests.… more goodness …

September Austen On Dit

September Austen On Dit

Oh my goodness! How is it already mid-September?! Someone tell the calendar to slow down!! Then again, I would welcome cooler temperatures!   Jane Austen Fan Fiction Releases Austen Author New Releases The Witches of Longbourn by Barbara Silkstone A Regency Trilogy If you enjoyed the Mister Darcy series of comedic mysteries, you don’t want… more goodness …

Read Along Wednesday: Emma Chapters 20 and 21

Read Along Wednesday: Emma Chapters 20 and 21

Welcome to Read Along Wednesday! Alexa has already introduced us to Volume II in last week’s post, which you can find here, if you didn’t get the chance to read it. We heard more about Miss Bates (poor, dear Miss Bates), but now there are other treats in store for us. We finally get to… more goodness …