Reader knows best! Suzan Lauder’s new blog series “Learning from my Mistakes”

A couple of months ago, I thought about all I was learning while editing my latest novel and decided I’d write a few blog posts on the topic to help others learn from my experience. I thought I’d start writing … Read More

Second Impressions Blog Tour

A blog tour begins for Second Impressions newly released in e-book form on Amazon and in hardcover a few weeks later. Join author Amy George as she and Second Impressions travel from blog to blog with interviews, giveaways, guest posts, excerpts and reviews. … Read More

Turn It Over: Back Cover Art

I am fortunate. I’ve had the pleasure of working with two amazing graphic artists in the years I’ve been publishing my stories. A ton of work goes into the front covers because in this digital age of ours, that’s what gets seen. … Read More

Port Alberni goes for the #Regency #Costuming World Record!

Whenever I hear the name of the city of Port Alberni, I think of three things: the 1964 tsunami that tore through hundreds of homes in the community, huge water bombers for fighting forest fires, and the initials P.A., which … Read More

Catharine; or, The Bower

Last in the series We Want More Austen! about the less-known works of Jane Austen. And so we come to the end of our expedition through Jane Austen’s minor, unfinished, and juvenile fictions. (I have left out a couple of … Read More

How Three Authors Dropped the Ball

This post is not gone. It can be found on the author’s blog at http://suzanlauder.merytonpress.com/how-three-authors-dropped-the-ball/. This is obviously a controversial subject for some, and everyone can express an opinion the subject. It’s ok that people feel passionate about whichever side of … Read More

5 Best Things about Mr. Knightley

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I’m currently immersed in Jane Austen’s Emma as I try to finish my current WIP, a 1970s adaptation of our beloved authoress’s fourth published novel. It’s daunting work, as the original contains intricacies of dialogue, characterization and plot that are simply genius, … Read More

North and South + The Onion, finale!

As promised, here’s the best one. I hope you’ve enjoyed this series! Previous posts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 If you like these, you’ll like Austen + The Onion.

North and South + The Onion! Part 1

Well, I recently saw a headline on The Onion that made me think of a scene in the wonderful North and South miniseries, and that was pretty much all it took to send me scouring for headlines and screencaps to create a … Read More

We Want More Austen! No. 12: “Evelyn”

For many months now, O Readers, I have sullied your ears with accounts of the savagery and snark that so often fell from the pen of the youthful Jane Austen. Together we have roamed the rocky path of vice through her … Read More

#ChickLitMay A-Z Scavenger Hunt Winner!

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A winner was announced yesterday in the #ChickLitMay A-Z Scavenger Hunt. Those who entered had to visit each of the 26 authors’ blogs and collect the chick lit theme words, A-Z. Tracie Bannister, coordinator of the event, randomly selected a winner … Read More

Behind the desk of an Austenesque Editor

Christina Boyd Visits Just Jane 1813 – An Interview & a Giveaway Reposted from JustJane1813.com hosted by Claudine Today I look forward to sharing with my Just Jane 1813 readers a visit with Christina Boyd, an Austenesque editor that I have … Read More

The Elizabeth Papers Blog Tour Schedule

Jenetta James’s second novel, The Elizabeth Papers, goes on blog tour May 30-June 13. There’ll be guest posts, reviews, excerpts, and 8 chances to win your own copy of the book. Jenetta’s debut publication, Suddenly Mrs. Darcy released in April 2015, … Read More

A Study in Charlotte

One of the things I love about Austen lit, is her wide array of characters. These characters are so fully developed that they jump off the page, and to many of us, have become almost as real people. It’s easy … Read More

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