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

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

Writer’s Journal: One step forward and two steps back

Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer's Journal! ~~~***~~~ By now I’m sure everyone knows I have been leaving my house almost every day to write. A delightful new bakery opened in my tiny town and I’ve been going there four days a week for two or three hours and writing. I’m still working … Continue reading Writer’s Journal: One step forward and two steps back

Austen Authors January 7, 2019: Snow in Hertfordshire and a Giveaway

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