Austen Authors May 27, 2019: Boating and fishing in the Regency

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

Thursday’s 300: Darcy’s Predicament, excerpt 13

Welcome back to Austen Promises! Today I have part of chapter 11 for you. Georgiana and Colonel Fitzwilliam have arrived in Meryton and are at Longbourn, visiting with the Bennets. Remember that I'm only sharing excerpts of this story. Did you know that for a monthly pledge of as little as $1 at Patreon, you can … Continue reading Thursday’s 300: Darcy’s Predicament, excerpt 13

Writer’s Journal: The time for changes has come; am I ready?

Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer's Journal! ~~~***~~~ Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, which means cost you nothing to click on but may yield me a small payment. These links are clearly marked as Amazon affiliate links. It’s been something like six weeks since the last Wednesday post I’ve had. I hate … Continue reading Writer’s Journal: The time for changes has come; am I ready?

Austen Authors April 29, 2019: Anniversaries, birthdays, and recollections

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

Thursday’s 300: Darcy’s Predicament, excerpt 12

Welcome back to Austen Promises! In case you didn't already hear, I have been writing four days a week at a recently-opened bakery in my town. It's done wonders for my productivity, and I was able to write the Patreon-exclusive Christmas book, which is now live, in five or six weeks. I've taken this story … Continue reading Thursday’s 300: Darcy’s Predicament, excerpt 12