Beyond Pride and Prejudice

It is a truth universally acknowledged that an abundance of Austenesque novels is based on Pride and Prejudice. Bloggers ask authors to write variations on Jane Austen’s other books, but few of us take the plunge. I recently found a … Read More

The 9 Best Jane Austen Quotes About Love

It’s not even February yet but when I walked the aisles of my local market today, there was already an entire area devoted to all things Valentine’s Day. Instead of yelling “too soon!” and throwing a sea of conversation hearts on the … Read More

Calm Exterior: A Boots & Backpacks vignette

Since my last “On the Trail with Darcy and Lizzy” post highlighted Hawk Mountain, I figured now would be a good time to share this little vignette I wrote. Think of it as a holiday gift to B&B fans! In … Read More

Modernizing Austen Characters

(Crossposted from Stories from the Past)   I previously wrote about how many of the themes Jane Austen explored in her novels are universal, even 200 years later. Similarly, Austen wrote characters who are still familiar to us today. They … Read More

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