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Vlog: Thanks to the Authors!

In which Jenn thanks several authors for their literary input–and impact–to the world!

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November 29 in history

800 – Charlemagne arrived at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Pope Leo III.

939 – Edmund was crowned King of England as his half-brother Aethelstan died. 679 more words


At Home with Jo March

The Alcott house in Concord is a few blocks from a friend’s home and we’ve driven past it at least once a year for eight years now but always got our timing wrong. 514 more words

Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick

Mentally ill writers: A Little Princess is born

The way I stay in shape while working full-time is through my power of my amazing malfunctioning mind. Last night, on my way out to the library, I forgot my phone and went back up three flights of stairs to get it. 699 more words


News You Can Hopefully Use

I recently sent out my fifth newsletter, The Woolson and Alcott Chronicles. As I sat down to begin writing, I couldn’t think of much “news.” I had maybe two items of interest. 272 more words


I Miss Books

Since I arrived in the Gold Coast I seem to have found very little time to read, which makes me so sad! It’s my favourite thing to do, but I’ve been pretty busy (and bloody exhausted) so it hasn’t been easy to find the time for it. 381 more words

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Jo and Laurie's unpopular ending was Louisa May Alcott's best move

This month, I finally got around to reading Little Women, after somehow managing to avoid it for 24 years. And—well, I had pretty mixed feelings, to be honest. 1,026 more words