Monthly Archives: February 2011

Henry Cavill Slated to Play Superman

Henry Cavill (The Duke of Suffolk from Showtime’s The Tudors) has been chosen to portray the next Superman. Check out the article in┬áThe Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/2011/jan/31/henry-cavill-lands-role-superman  

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Is Romance Dead on TV?

Obviously, I am a romantic. I read Jane Austen regularly. I write romance novels, and I admit I rarely watch television any more because there is “nothing good on TV.” The TV is on in my house, but it is … Continue reading

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Sense and Sensibility Movie Discussion

As part of JASNA’s salute to Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility in 2011, this will be a two-part look of the 1995 film adaptation. Next month, we will examine the “making” of Edward Ferras and Colonel Brandon. This month, however, … Continue reading

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Andrew Davies Discussing Screenwriting

  In the UK’s The Telegraph, Andrew Davies discusses 10 steps in adapting classic novels to the screen. Read the article at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/8328055/Andrew-Davies-on-how-to-adapt-literary-classics-for-TV.html

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Have You Heard of the Movies for Grownups Award?

AARP has given their Movies for Grownups Awards for the last decade. For information on this year’s winners and to see if you agree, connect with the following Los Angeles Times article: http://theenvelope.latimes.com/galleries/photo/redcarpet/la-env-aarp-movies-for-grownups-pictures,0,1457055.photogallery

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Launch of The Writers’ Block

Austen Authors is pleased to announce our own story board which features short stories, novellas, vignettes, excerpts, etc. from 23 Austen Authors. I hope you will visit and have a look around. http://austeninterlude.org/writersblock/index.php

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Valentine’s Day Slide Show – Enjoy the “Love”

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