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 …

The Finishing Touches

The Finishing Touches

After nearly four months and frequent starts and stops along the way, I’m finally set to add the finishing touches to my upcoming release, Christmas, Love and Mr. Darcy. I know it is way past the Christmas season, but after considering the timing of this release long and hard, I decided not to wait up… more goodness …