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
In the middle of a global pandemic, a roller-coaster economy, and the brouhaha of an election year in the U.S., I decided to move house. I’m not alone in this; some of my author friends are doing the same, so … 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
One of the reasons I love Pride and Prejudice so much is because of the character of Elizabeth Bennet. Even though I’m more of a Mary Bennet in real life, Elizabeth is the woman I always wanted to be. She’s … Continue reading
During the long winter months I keep my house closed up to ward off the cold; but once the days get longer and the temps get warmer, I open up the house and begin my annual spring cleaning ritual. I … Continue reading
Ever wish some Regency rules of etiquette still applied today? Me, too!
Please join me on the Austen Authors blog to talk about manners and rude people (in the nicest way possible, of course). 🙂
When I first began reading Jane Austen’s and Georgette Heyer’s novels, the pianoforte seemed to be the musical instrument of choice for every Regency era heroine. Jane Austen often equated a woman’s ability on the pianoforte to her overall value … Continue reading