Author Archives: Mirta Ines Trupp

Fanfiction and Jewish Themes

Fanfiction and Jewish Themes

As an emerging author in the realm of Jane Austen Fanfiction (J.A.F.F.), I have introduced Jewish characters thus far into the world of Pride and Prejudice, as well as Persuasion. I purposely didn’t alter the beloved characters created by Austen’s imagination. I mean, of course, that Anglicans remained Anglicans. Instead, I presented the reader with a different—more… Read the full blog post …

Women of Valor

Women of Valor

I believe I was in the third grade when I read Martha Washington’s biography. By then, I was an avid reader and historical was my favorite subject. I remember being fascinated by our nation’s First Lady’s history; although technically, this title was not coined until after her death. I learned of her first marriage and… Read the full blog post …

You are cordially invited…

You are cordially invited…

According to ancient Judaic tradition, a great miracle occurred in the month of “Tamuz.” This Hebrew month began with the holiday of “Rosh Chodesh” just a few days ago and corresponds to June and July in the Gregorian calendar. I found it fitting to share this bit of information with you, as it relates to… Read the full blog post …

Celestial Persuasion~ A Jewish Austen Fan Fiction

Celestial Persuasion~ A Jewish Austen Fan Fiction

A few weeks ago, I wrote about my Work in Progress: Celestial Persuasion. If you missed the original post, you can read it here: https://mirtainestruppauthor.com/2021/02/19/the-viceroyalty-of-rio-de-la-plata-a-peek-into-a-new-jewish-austen-fan-fiction/ I’m getting closer to Publishing Day and I can’t wait to share it with you. In the mean time, please take a minute to watch this short trailer. The painting of… Read the full blog post …

Shtisel and Jane Austen

Shtisel and Jane Austen

How many of you have seen the film, My Big Fat Greek Wedding? Swap out “Greek” and insert “Argentine” and you would have a clear picture of my family. Every character reminded me of a relative; every embarrassing scenario was relatable and every corny saying sounded familiar. The movie had my family in stitches. We… Read the full blog post …

Pondering Pride and Passover

Pondering Pride and Passover

Having recently finished a rough draft of my next novel, I’ve been focused on working with alpha readers and trying to revise, restructure and basically reinvent my ever-evolving storyline. All this is done in stolen moments in between a 10-hour work day and household responsibilities… laundry, grocery shopping, etc. Life seems but a quick succession… Read the full blog post …

The Ongoing Journey of an Indie Author

The Ongoing Journey of an Indie Author

In the upcoming months, I will be participating in two separate book club meetings via Zoom. Both groups have decided to read and discuss my novel, Destiny by Design~ Leah’s Journey. Full disclosure, this book is not a JAFF. It is an Austen-inspired, Jewish Historical Fiction loosely based on my family’s experiences. Although I tried… Read the full blog post …

Festivals of Light

Festivals of Light

It was mid-November when I decided it was time to start working on my next post for the blog. I laughed aloud when I checked the calendar. My scheduled date was December 25th. I found that rather provocative, to say the least, since I’m a “nice Jewish girl”— the one that writes her own particular… Read the full blog post …

Going Down the Rabbit Hole~ In Pursuit of Jewish Austen Fan Fiction

Going Down the Rabbit Hole~ In Pursuit of Jewish Austen Fan Fiction

I am forever delving into history books and Internet sites, going down the proverbial rabbit’s hole in search of enchanting stories of elegant ladies and gentlemen of days gone by…who just so happen to be of the Jewish faith.  I surround myself with Austen’s novels, Regency knickknacks, and Judaic memorabilia in the attempt to weave … Read the full blog post …