Austen Authors February 3, 2020: Sketching Mr. Collins’ Character

William Collins is one of the Pride and Prejudice characters that most JAFF readers love to hate. JAFF authors, myself included, have done all manner of things with and to him, some good and some not so good. For example, Leenie Brown made him loveable in Master of Longbourn. In To Save Elizabeth, I made … Continue reading Austen Authors February 3, 2020: Sketching Mr. Collins’ Character

Writer’s Journal: Sketching Minor Characters

Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer's Journal! ~~~***~~~ For most writers, every character must be “sketched” in some manner before they begin to write. It’s important for the writer to understand each character’s personality, their likes and dislikes, their physical description, and how they would react in a particular situation. For me, Darcy … Continue reading Writer’s Journal: Sketching Minor Characters