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Persuaded is here!

I have a brand new book available today! Persuaded is a stand alone novel inspired by my favorite Jane Austen novel, Persuasion. These were some of my favorite characters to write and I really hope you enjoy it! 224 more words


Rebecca always hated me
I know, because she said:
And if I passing, spoke to her
I might as well be dead

For all the interest she would show. 120 more words

Original Poems

Mock Turtle Soup and Brain Balls

Jane Austen’s dearest friend Martha Lloyd once wrote this recipe for mock turtle soup:

Mrs. Fowle’s Mock Turtle Soup:

Take a large calf’s head. Scald off the hair.

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It's All Coming Together Now

My new printer/scanner came in! Now I just need to get it set up and then I can start putting together all the individual components of watercolor & ink artwork into the final layout. 108 more words


"I Have Not The Pleasure of Understanding You": Between Talking, Texts, and Texting

Sometimes, when I’m reading or watching a story whose problems and conflicts would be, theoretically, virtually non-existent with today’s technological innovations, I find myself throwing up my arms in frustration. 794 more words


After a Fashion~Jen Turano~


Miss Harriet Peabody dreams of the day she can open up a shop selling refashioned gowns to independent working women like herself. Unfortunately, when an errand for her millinery shop job goes sadly awry due to a difficult customer, she finds herself out of an income. 702 more words


March Madness: Jane Austen Style, round four -- Ladies Sweet Dozen

As suspected there was some serious court action over who would rank as top male player for each Austen book. There was much debating and deal making. 304 more words

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