Monthly Archives: October 2011

Interview from Oct. 9 with Emily Snyder at Teatime Ten

1) Thank you for joining us for the Teatime Ten! I’m especially glad to be interviewing a fellow teacher! It’s a job that comes home with you. How do you balance your time between writing literature and teaching it? (And … Continue reading

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Pride & Prejudice and Zombies Having Difficulties with Film Development

Deadspin reports director Craig Gillepsie has left the film currently in development by Lionsgate. He reportedly signed on for the project six months ago but left on “amicable” terms over disagreements with the studio on casting. Gillepsie, who most recently … Continue reading

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PD James’ Death Comes to Pemberley

Last Thursday, an Ottawa radio station called me for an online interview. They were previewing PD James’ new book, Death Comes to Pemberley, and they wanted my take on writing in the Jane Austen sub-genre, and specifically writing Austen-inspired cozy … Continue reading

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Jane Austen for the 21st Century

Sensing Jane Austen’s sensibility in the 21st century October 25, 2011 5:00 PM Thinking it Through, by RICHARD REEB After being ignored for many years, the early nineteenth century novels of England’s Jane Austen have had a revival in recent … Continue reading

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New York Musical Theatre Festival 2011 Awards

NYMF Announces 2011 Awards for Excellence Posted by NYMF on 5:16 pm Oct 24th, 2011 (More news) The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced the winners of the NYMF 2011 Awards for Excellence. Awards will be presented at … Continue reading

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USA Today Interview with Cara Elliott

By Joyce Lamb, USA TODAY Cara Elliott, author of Too Wicked to Wed, joins HEA to talk about her new release, the first chocolate shops, keeping track of British nobility, and her squee-worthy moments of meeting — and now blogging … Continue reading

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World Book Night Giveaway

For the next World Book Night, volunteers will take to the streets to hand out one million free copies of their favourite paperbacks. The list has been chosen by the public and a committee of industry experts. It mixes classics … Continue reading

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Sneak Preview of First 5 Minutes of “The Three Musketeers”

Apple Trailers gives us the first five minutes of the new “The Three Musketeers.” http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/summit/thethreemusketeers/

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Doo Wop Quiz – Are You Old Enough to Pass This One?

My dear friend, George Arnold, sent me this in an email. I know not its source, but for me, it was a neat trip down memory lane. George got 28 out of 30, but he is older than I. LOL!!! … Continue reading

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Happy 37th Birthday, Matthew Macfadyen

With the release this week of The Three Musketeers, let us say a big “Happy Birthday” to one of the stars of the film. David Matthew Macfadyen was born on October 17, 1974. He plays the swashbuckling Athos in the … Continue reading

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