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Excavating Austen's Bath

Two years ago, I traveled to the UK and spent several days exploring and mapping the streets of Bath. Bath is the setting for my novel, … 949 more words

Manga Classics: It's a 'Yes' from me

I was a bit skeptical when I picked these up – I wasn’t sure if this was going to be one of those cringeworthy attempts to make classic literature ‘trendy’ and ‘cool’ for the youth of today. 518 more words


Jane Austen Giveaway from Bluestocking Bookshelf

So several weeks ago Jen of Bluestocking Bookshelf did a Jane Austen giveaway, and by some weird stroke of luck, I won! Of course I moved right as she was about to ship it, so I had to wait a tiny bit for it to finally get here, but when it did…oh man. 193 more words

Mansfield Park, Jane Austen (1814)

The nonsense and folly of people’s stepping out of their rank and trying to appear above themselves makes me think it right to give you… 785 more words


10 sites of significance in Jane Austen’s London…5. Theatrical past-times...

Jane Austen was known as a patron of London’s theatre – in some cases attending shows several times a week while in the city (despite the fact that many, based on her writings – in particular… 135 more words

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14 Love Lessons From Jane Austen (who kind of knew what she was talking about)

Even now, centuries after her works were published, Jane Austen’s wisdom remains very much alive, gracing the pages of calendars, postcards, posters, canvas bags… oh, I don’t have to tell you, because you own it all. 1,913 more words


Writer's Journal: Deadlines

Welcome back to Austen Promises and the Writer’s Journal!

Deadlines are on my mind today, as I have missed a self-imposed one and if I don’t get cracking, I’ll miss the next. 323 more words