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Pledging Profits from November Book Sales to Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

In response to a challenge by my friends Abigail Reynolds and Sally Smith O’Rourke, I am donating half the profits from my November book sales from any of my Indie titles to Hurricane Sandy Relief. No matter the format (print … Continue reading

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“Darcy’s Passions” Excerpt – As Elizabeth’s Betrothed, Darcy Dines at Longbourn

At Austen Authors we have spent a year revisiting the events of Pride and Prejudice from the points of view of the other characters. In November at austenauthors.net, we will celebrate the anniversary of the Netherfield Ball. This excerpt revisits … Continue reading

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“Lady Catherine Has Confronted Elizabeth Bennet,” Darcy said.

At Austen Authors, we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the events in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. This is a scene from Mr. Darcy’s point of view. It is when he discovers that Lady Catherine has confronted Elizabeth Bennet for … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “Darcy’s Passions” – Darcy Apologizes to Bingley

At Austen Authors, in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the novel’s events, we are retelling Pride and Prejudice from the points of view of the other characters. This excerpt comes from chapter 15 of my Austen-inspired novel, Darcy’s Passions.  When Bingley entered … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “Darcy’s Passions”~Darcy and Bingley Dine at Longbourn

Several of the Bennet sisters welcomed Bingley and Darcy upon their entrance to Longbourn. Elizabeth took their greatcoats and briefly greeted Darcy with a hint of a smile and an obligatory curtsy. When they repaired to the dining room, Darcy … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “Darcy’s Passions” – Darcy and Bingley Call at Longbourn

At Austen Authors (http://austenauthors.net), we are celebrating the 200th anniversary of the events found in Pride and Prejudice. This is another of my excerpts from “Darcy’s Passions.” In this one, Darcy returns to Longbourn in hopes of renewing his proposal … Continue reading

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Universal Themes and Jane Austen: First Impressions

Have you ever met someone with whom you have corresponded several times (Facebook, Twitter, phone, or the old-fashioned way by a letter) only to be surprised by his/her appearance? He/She looks nothing like what you anticipated. First impressions are hard … Continue reading

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Excerpt from “Darcy’s Passions” – Darcy Calls on the Gardiners after Locating Lydia & Wickham

At Austen Authors (http://austenauthors.net), we are celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the events of Pride and Prejudice. In this excerpt, Darcy calls on the Gardiners to tell them he has located the wayward Lydia Bennet and the nefarious Mr. Wickham. Friday brought … Continue reading

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The Naming of Characters – A Rose by Any Other Name

Recently, one of my friends noted that I had used a familiar name or two from where I once lived in Ohio. She thought it quite clever of me, but I explained this was a common practice with authors. In … Continue reading

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Interview with Austen author, Regina Jeffers, and The Real World According to Sam (Part 2)

Part Two (originally published on The World According to Sam) Q: Writing an entire novel continuing the adventures of Austen characters is rather indicative of your fondness for Miss Austen’s work. Can you tell us about your first experience with … Continue reading

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