Tag Archives: The Scandal of Lady Eleanor

A Rose By Any Other Name (or) The Naming of Characters in Novels (Mine and Austen’s)

Recently, one of my friends noted 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 fact, … Continue reading

Posted in Ulysses Press, White Soup Press, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Closer Look at “A Touch of Scandal, Book One of the Realm Series”

Until I wrote The Scandal of Lady Eleanor, all I had written were Jane Austen adaptations and retellings, including Darcy’s Passions, Darcy’s Temptation,Vampire Darcy’s Desire, The Phantom of Pemberley and Captain Wentworth’s Persuasion. I was very appreciative of Ulysses Press … Continue reading

Posted in book excerpts, British history, eBooks, Georgian Era, historical fiction, Jane Austen, Living in the Regency, Napoleonic Wars, Realm series, Regency romance, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

A Closer Look at “A Touch of Emerald: The Conclusion of the Realm Series”

Although I disliked the idea of saying farewell to the characters from my Realm series [They had lived in my head for some four years.], writing the conclusion, A Touch of Emerald, was a satisfying experience. In truth, I waited a … Continue reading

Posted in British history, Great Britain, Living in the Regency, Regency era, Victorian era | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Pride 47, Prejudice 5

  Pride and Prejudice was originally entitled First Impressions, which is a much better title when one considers how Jane Austen bombards her readers with the theme of “impressions”: first, flawed, and founded. However, that is material for a future post. What … Continue reading

Posted in gothic and paranormal, Industry News/Publishing, Jane Austen, Living in the Regency, real life tales, Regency era | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Pride 47, Prejudice 5

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

Posted in Jane Austen, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on The Naming of Characters – A Rose by Any Other Name

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Interview with Austen author, Regina Jeffers, and The Real World According to Sam (Part 2)

Whuppity Scoorie and Whoopy Do

by Regina Jeffers So what is Whuppity Scoorie? It is a unique celebration of spring taking place in Lanark (on the east bank of the River Clyde), Scotland. On March 1, youngsters take part in the ancient custom of “Whuppity Scoorie.” … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Whuppity Scoorie and Whoopy Do

Pride 47 – Prejudice 5

5/27/2011 Pride 47 – Prejudice 5 Pride and Prejudice was originally entitled First Impressions, which is a much better title when one considers how Jane Austen bombards her readers with the theme of “impressions”: first, flawed, and founded. However, that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Another Guest Blog – Another Chance to Win “The Scandal of Lady Eleanor”

I am guest blogging today with Mia Marlowe at Timeless Romances. Come join me for a chance to win a signed copy of The Scandal of Lady Eleanor. http://www.miamarlowe.com/blog

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Another Guest Blog – Another Chance to Win “The Scandal of Lady Eleanor”

Chance to Win a Signed Copy of “The Scandal of Lady Eleanor”

I am blogging today at the Risky Regencies website. Come join me for a chance to win a signed copy of The Scandal of Lady Eleanor. Publishers Weekly just call this book, the first in my Realm series, a “knockout” … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Chance to Win a Signed Copy of “The Scandal of Lady Eleanor”