Author Archives: Lelia Eye

Chapter 1 of Pride and Prejudice

Chapter 1 of Pride and Prejudice

I had begun to reread Pride and Prejudice recently when it struck me just how impressive the first chapter is. At less than 1,000 words, you would expect it to be a mere toe-dip in the ocean of the novel, but it is actually quite masterful. Take that masterful first line: “It is a truth universally… more goodness …

Pride and Prejudice and K-Dramas

Pride and Prejudice and K-Dramas

I know there are dangers to oversimplifying characters and losing some of those all-important nuances, but please forgive me for doing so here. I’m here with regard to the “Mr. Darcy” Archetype. You know, the rich snob with a heart of gold who is at odds with the less financially fortunate female lead but falls… more goodness …

A Character Study of Kitty Bennet and a Publication Announcement

A Character Study of Kitty Bennet and a Publication Announcement

I would first like to apologize for the length of this post. I hemmed and hawed over how to handle a character study of Kitty Bennet before finally deciding to aim for comprehensive and include every mention of her in Pride and Prejudice in this blog post. This comes with a sort of caveat, though.… more goodness …

A Sister’s Sacrifice – Cover Reveal and Excerpt

A Sister’s Sacrifice – Cover Reveal and Excerpt

I’m excited to reveal the cover of my upcoming novel, A Sister’s Sacrifice. At present, I’m hoping to publish the book at the beginning of November, but some personal issues recently arose which may delay that. Regardless, I should manage to publish it sometime this year, so let us proceed!   First, the synopsis: Elizabeth… more goodness …