It’s Memorial Day weekend here in the States. There have been parties and parades, a night race in Charlotte, North Carolina, and lots and lots of campers/tourists in my town. Two of the biggest activities around here in the summer, especially amongst the out of towners who invade every weekend, are boating and fishing. I … Continue reading Austen Authors May 27, 2019: Boating and fishing in the Regency
I got excited when I first thought about writing this post, thinking I’d research Jane Austen’s mom and their relationship, given that my mom’s birthday was May 6th and Mother’s Day is May 12th. Then I realized that my post is not the first Monday in May this year. Bummer! Then, I realized that May … Continue reading Austen Authors April 29, 2019: Anniversaries, birthdays, and recollections
Please note: The giveaway mentioned in this post is closed. I gave serious consideration to making an April Fool’s joke post this time, seeing as how I was scheduled for April 1st, but I decided against it. We should all be veeeerrrrryyyyyy happy. LOL Instead, I’ll bring you a real post with a real giveaway. … Continue reading Austen Authors April 1, 2019: It’s giveaway time!
I was recently thinking about how I scroll past so much stuff on Facebook, and don’t watch or read the news, and I got to thinking about newspapers. There is a lot to consider about newspapers. Nowadays we can read them online, though not as many are free as there used to be. The size … Continue reading Austen Authors February 4, 2019: Newspapers in the Regency
Please note: The giveaway mentioned in this post has ended! Many of you will remember that last year, I shared how difficult Christmas has been for me for many years. I wrote a Christmas book last year, and it was the first one I had done, though I had written a short story a couple … Continue reading Austen Authors January 7, 2019: Snow in Hertfordshire and a Giveaway
It’s that time of year again, when we haul boxes out of attic or basement, dump the pile of mouse poop off the tops of them, and pull out all the pretties within to decorate our houses. This year, that has not gone so well for me. LOL It’s a long story, but the short … Continue reading Austen Authors December 10, 2018: The Little Christmas Story With No Name
Before you read my old Austen Authors post, here's the list of folks who won a book last week. Marsha Bagosy Beatrice Marguerite Eva Edmonds Randi Chance Congratulations! 🙂 Please drop me a line with your email address. You can use the Contact form here on my website or PM me on Facebook, whichever is … Continue reading Austen Authors November 12, 2018: When your marriage dates don’t work out …
Disclaimer: This is one of the posts with links that cost you nothing but that may lead to me receiving a small payment. 🙂 Today, August 12, 2019, marks the fifth anniversary of the publication of my very first book, I Promise To …. I never imagined, when I pushed the “publish” button way back … Continue reading Mondays with Austen: A Five-Year Celebration
Please note: The giveaway mentioned in this post has ended! It’s that time again … I have completed another novel. 🙂 This one is called Darcy Overhears. It is 43,038 words and 216 printed pages of awesomeness, if I do say so myself. <3 ~~~***~~~ This story began as a tiny “what if.” What if … Continue reading Austen Authors October 15, 2018: Darcy’s eavesdropping, and I’m giving books away!