My new favorite TV show is “Escape to the Country,” where Brit’s search for the perfect home to buy in rural UK. The homes are charming, the villages are quaint, and the scenery is stunning. Some of the homes they … Continue reading
I saw my first adaptation of Pride and Prejudice on television in the 1960s, one afternoon at home with my sisters while my parents were at work. It was the 1940 black-and-white movie starring Greer Garson and Lawrence Olivier. Because … Continue reading
Hello, Austen Lovers! Can you believe the month of May is coming to an end? Sometimes it seems time is passing so slowly; and yet, we’re nearing the half-way mark of 2020 with surprising speed! In my home state of … Continue reading
For generations, Jane Austen’s devoted fans have loved and cherished her six major novels: Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, and Mansfield Park. But today the Jane Austen novel that’s getting the most attention is a … Continue reading
There are so many wonderful Jane Austen related events and films to look forward to in 2020!
Today on Austen Authors I published a list of all the events I know about so far.
Click here or on the image below to read the full list on the Austen Authors blog:
I’ve been working on a story that includes a secondary character who is an unabashed Regency Dandy. In his mind, appearance is everything. In writing the character, I wanted to make certain I accurately described his attire, so I turned … Continue reading
Not long ago I wrote a post for the Austen Authors blog about Charles Bingley, a character in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. (You can click on the Austen Authors logo to read the post.) If you’ve read Austen’s classic … Continue reading
Actor Alan Rickman passed away on this date in 2016. He was a beloved actor known for many roles, including the villain in the first Die Hard movie, and Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movies. But I’ll always … Continue reading
I have a short post to share with you today, and it fits in nicely with my crusade to prove that not all my time spent on the Internet is wasted time (although, admittedly, some of it is). I was … Continue reading