Welcome back to Austen Promises! Today's post is a few hundred words from chapter six. Darcy has explained to Elizabeth why he thinks Mrs. Bennet is unhappy with him, which is where this bit picks up. 🙂 Did you know that for a monthly pledge of as little as $1 at Patreon, you can have early … Continue reading Thursday’s 300: Darcy’s Predicament, excerpt 8
Welcome back to Austen Promises! Today's post is the first few hundred words of chapter five. I'm humming right along with this story. 🙂 Did you know that for a monthly pledge of as little as $1 at Patreon, you can have early access to all my blog posts, including my Thursday ones? Patrons also get … Continue reading Thursday’s 300: Darcy’s Predicament, excerpt 7
Welcome back to Austen Promises! I went back and counted excerpts, and there seems to have been five before this one, so I made this one six and went back and changed last week's to five. 😀 Today's post is part of Chapter 4. The previous posts about Mrs. Bennet and what she heard encompassed … Continue reading Thursday’s 300: Darcy’s Predicament, excerpt 6
Welcome back to Austen Promises! Today we see Darcy's reaction to Mrs. Bennet's question. Once he started talking, it just flowed right out. LOL The first couple sentences are repeated from last week. I have decided that I am unable to make this plot bunny/scene/tidbit the basis for my story, but I am going to … Continue reading Thursday’s 300: What Mrs. Bennet Heard, con’t.
Please note: The giveaway mentioned in this post is closed. This past Autumn, I accomplished two major-to-me things: I “won” NaNoWriMo, and I completed a sweet Christmas story. <3 My NaNo story is now being edited, so talking about that must wait. 😉 Last year, I had a rough Christmas. I have had many of … Continue reading Austen Authors December 11, 2017: Keeping it short and sweet … and giving books away!
Welcome back to Austen Promises! This Regency tidbit is part of a story that came from a bunny I got from a reader. I have no idea how it's going to fit into the final story or how long it will be. I'm having difficulty reconciling my style of "get them together quick" with the … Continue reading Thursday’s 300: What Mrs. Bennet Heard
Please note: The giveaway mentioned in this post is closed. I did it! I finished a series! The Darcy Marriage Series Book 3 has been available for sale for a couple weeks. Called Caroline’s Censure, excerpts of it were posted on my blog for a few weeks, and it was posted in rough draft form … Continue reading Austen Authors October 16, 2017: Fighting with Caroline Bingley, and a giveaway
One of our duties or jobs as a writer, especially if we are self-published, is writing blurbs for our books. This can be more complicated than it seems. If you are a voracious reader like me, you have read thousands of blurbs. Some were intriguing, some not so much. Some inspired you to snatch a … Continue reading Austen Authors September 18, 2017: Book Blurbs
Please note that the giveaway mentioned in this post is closed. January is always a fun month. Well, when I was teaching, it was fun for a day or two and then school started again and the snow started falling and things got ugly. 😉 Now, however, I am a writer, and I can look … Continue reading Austen Authors January 9, 2017: New Year, New Book, New Giveaway
This week's episode of Darcy Overhears is another short one, because I have been editing my previous story. However, that is now done and I hope to have a longer excerpt for you next week. This tidbit takes up where last week's post ended. Did you know that for a monthly pledge of as little … Continue reading Thursday’s 300: Darcy Overhears, Part 3