"I dearly love a laugh," says Elizabeth Bennet. As do I, though it takes a very good book to make me do so. One such book is Rose Servitova's The Longbourn Letters, which mirrors the warmth, inventiveness and humour of Miss Austen in an extended … [Read more...] about “Lots of my writing happens when I’m not writing”
Ever wonder what happened to Charlotte Collins after she married the delightful Mr Collins? Well, wonder no more...Charlotte is the heroine of The Lovesick Maid, a short novella just published for Kindle and Kindle Unlimited only. We know she's … [Read more...] about Introducing “The Lovesick Maid”
Not sure if it needs a whole blog post to say it, but Cake and Courtship is now also available in paperback. This is what it looks like (sherry, cake and orchid not included): I'll be taking the book and Mr Bennet out on a tour of the book … [Read more...] about Ooohhh…paper!
On Valentine's Day, a quote from the "Rector of Romance," Mr William Collins. Who could resist a proposal put with such fierce emotion? … [Read more...] about Valentine’s Day with Mr Collins
It's fair to say that Mr Darcy sits atop the pile of Jane Austen's male characters, despite the valiant efforts of Henry Tilney (boosted by his understanding of muslins). But it's not a subject I have given much thought to. But I was asked … [Read more...] about Ranking Jane Austen’s “heroines”: a Top 5
Imagine Mr Bennet, comfortable at Longbourn surrounded by his books. And the door firmly shut against interruptions. Now imagine him advising a young man on how best to court a lady. You can't? Neither can Mr Bennet. But then the son of an old … [Read more...] about Introducing “Cake and Courtship”