Category Archives: Excerpt

Neurodiversity and Mr. Darcy

Neurodiversity and Mr. Darcy

It’s April, and that means many things. It is, according to TS Eliot, “…the cruellest month, breeding / Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing / Memory and desire, stirring / Dull roots with spring rain.” Perhaps not coincidentally, it is also the month when many in North America settle in to do their taxes for the previous year.… more goodness …

Diverting Distractions

Diverting Distractions

In November 2020, I discussed two work-in-progress stories I had underway: Something to Think Of (STTO) and Crossed a Little in Love (CLIL). I mentioned both stories will introduce competition for Mr. Darcy, and I shared an excerpt from the former which introduces competition for both Darcy and Bingley. Among the scores of diversions that… more goodness …

A new Pride and Prejudice comedy short story!

A new Pride and Prejudice comedy short story!

Surprise!  I have a new Pride and Prejudice novella out called “Unconventional: an Austentatious comedy that defies expectations”. You can get a copy of it for just 99c here. This story is dedicated to all my fellow Austen-inspired authors, who every day are breaking conventions to write new and exciting stories about our beloved characters.… more goodness …

Cozing Up to an Austen-Inspired Mystery with the ReRelease “The Phantom of Pemberley” + a Giveaway

Cozing Up to an Austen-Inspired Mystery with the ReRelease “The Phantom of Pemberley” + a Giveaway

The Phantom of Pemberley: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery was my sixth Jane Austen book. It was originally released in 2010 by Ulysses Press. As Ulysses no longer publishes fiction stories, I had my rights to the book returned to me. I am re-releasing it to a new audience of Austen fans with a new… more goodness …

Character Interview with Mrs. Meyerson~ a look into a Jewish Austen Fan Fiction novel

Character Interview with Mrs. Meyerson~ a look into a Jewish Austen Fan Fiction novel

I have been running a series of author interviews on my Jewish historical fiction blog and often pose a particular question to my guests. Are you a panster or a plotter? I am most definitely a plotter, needing an outline and a spreadsheet with dates, names and personality traits. That being said, there comes a… more goodness …

Pall Mall in the Regency: A Street and a Game

Pall Mall in the Regency: A Street and a Game

Pall Mall, the Street If you’re like me, you’ve probably seen references to Pall Mall in regency romances and you may even know that it is a street in the St.James region of London, near Westminster, and that it was known for being a haunt of gentlemen. White’s Club could be found in St.James, for… more goodness …