Category Archives: Jane Austen

To Epilogue or Not To Epilogue

“Life, my dear boy, is composed of a thousand mundane moments and may be equally dispersed between joy and trouble. Each, though, like a small pebble resting in a river’s current, contributes to the grand arc of existence, bending it … Continue reading

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When Elizabeth? When Lizzy

This blog post originally appeared at AustenAuthors.net on April 22, 2020. I offer it here because it explores one of the most important aspects of my relationship with Meryton Press. The novel, my first “pure” ODC effort will be published … Continue reading

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My Fascination With the Utility of Secondary Characters

Many of you have noted my movement from the term JAFF (Jane Austen Fan Fiction) to Austenesque fiction. Much of that evolution rose from my search for my authentic voice as an author. I frequently felt that I was engaged … Continue reading

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Taking 3 weeks Off!

Another quick update… The Manuscript for “In Plain Sight” is finished and in editing! I love using bold type…especially for big news. IPS took five good months of writing (essentially being started after the blog tour for The Pilgrim: Lydia Bennet … Continue reading

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