“Party Central” in the Regency

Balls, routs, mornings that started at 11 and ended at 4, and a requirement to be seen—no, recognized—no, ADMIRED through every waking minute of it. Daunting but exciting at once for a young woman coming into society. (Note that “debutante” … Read More

The Party Ends with a Splash! #ItsJaneYall

The road trip is over and my “day job” as adorer of two kitties has resumed. I am reminded in bossy purring meows that both deserve extra attention, and I’m rewarded with relentless purring that will extend until the wee … Read More

The Name Game Giveaway Winner is…

Anji! The correct answer was 42. Two people guessed correctly and Anji was randomly drawn as the winner. Congratulations! You win 3 books of your choice from Our Library. We will be contacting you shortly Thank you to everyone who … Read More

Heroine In Training

I recently decided to tackle the challenge of writing a short story for the Meryton Press Holiday Anthology Short Story contest that would be a modern retelling of Northanger Abbey. In the process, naturally I chose to re-read the original. … Read More

The Name Game Giveaway

In conjunction with our presence at the Southern Festival of Books, Meryton Press is giving away 3 books to 1 lucky winner! We are giving away 3 published Meryton Press books to the winner of our Name Game giveaway. No, we … Read More

Angel of the Centerfold Blog Tour

Debut author, Michaela Robertson’s Angel of the Centerfold is going on blog tour from October 6-19. Follow the tour to learn more about Michaela, her book, and for multiple chances to win copies of Angel of the Centerfold. Blog Tour … Read More

Holiday Anthology Winners Announced!

Thanks to everyone who entered Meryton Press’s First Holiday Romance Contest. Overall, the entries were fantastic and judges in both rounds had difficulty choosing their favorites. In light of the quality of the submissions, Meryton Press has decided to increase the number … Read More

Run Mad as Often as You Choose!

Fourth in the series We Want More Austen! about the less-known works of Jane Austen. Jane Austen was annoyingly precocious. By the age of eleven she was penning comic stories for family members, and by age fourteen she was writing … Read More

Austen + The Onion round-up and wrap-up

This meme has been really fun, and it has certainly brought me attention! I have new projects to focus on, but I thought one masterpost for Austen + The Onion would be helpful. Without further ado! The posts, and a few of … Read More

Delicious Encounters

While prepping food, I enjoy listening to books. My recent choice was Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen and narrated by Juliet Stevenson (you might remember her in her acting role as Mrs. Elton from the movie adaptation, Emma?). It has … Read More

Talking about A Will of Iron

Have you read A Will of Iron Yet? Those who have are enjoying this macabre farce immensely. Here’s what people are saying about it: Bravo to Linda Beutler on writing a humorous and murderous Pride and Prejudice variation that was … Read More

Win a Free Book!

Labor Day is just around the corner and the end of summer vacations season and summer readings is sadly in sight. To celebrate the last few days with one last hurrah, we’re giving away a copy of Sun-Kissed: Effusions of Summer. … Read More

Deceit! Perfidy! Intrigue!

No. 3 in the series We Want More Austen!: Lady Susan Imagine a Jane Austen heroine who is not a young virgin, but rather a recent widow in her thirties, in the midst of an affair with a married man. … Read More

Oh The Places You’ll Go

Oh the Places You’ll Go! By Sophia Rose To (mis)quote Dr. Seuss, Oh the Places You’ll Go when you engage in the art of story writing. In actuality, I’ve barely dipped my adventurous toe outside the continental US though I’ve … Read More

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