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

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

Austen Authors April 1, 2019: It’s giveaway time!

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!

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

Austen Authors December 10, 2018: The Little Christmas Story With No Name

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