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The Evolution of Wigs and Hair Pieces

In one of my two Works in Progress (WIP), my main character chooses to wear a disguise. However, as I write in the Regency Period, the use of wigs, as were common in the 18th Century, had gone by the … Continue reading

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Movie Discussion ~ 2005’s Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice 2005 – Movie Discussion This is a film where the spectator enjoys a lesson in Voyeurism 101. We follow the story as we view the characters through windows, eavesdrop on them through doors, read over their shoulders, … Continue reading

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Do You Remember When? America Entered the Space Race…

There was a time when we Americans clung to our TV sets to watch our first astronauts accomplish what we thought no man could. I recall standing in my yard and staring up into the October (1957) sky to look … Continue reading

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The Triumvirate Which Changed the Face of Bath During the Georgian Era

By Regina Jeffers The beginning of the 1700s in England saw the expansion of the middle class and a stronger economy. As such Bath had known a steady period of growth, but when Queen visited the city in 1702 (and … Continue reading

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A Walk Through Green Park, the Setting for Joana Starnes’s Austen-Inspired “The Second Chance” + an Exquisite Excerpt and Giveaway

Thank you so very much, Regina, for welcoming me here and giving me the opportunity to talk about my latest ‘Pride and Prejudice’ variation, ‘The Second Chance’.  When drawn to Jane Austen’s world, we readers attempt to find glimpses of Regency … Continue reading

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I Admit It. I’m a Period Drama Junkie!

Confessions of a Period Drama Addict My name is Regina, and I am a Period Drama junkie! I admit it: I prefer Period Dramas to all other film genres. Give me men who take pride in their appearances and women … Continue reading

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Stylist Choices (or) Why Would Anyone Choose that Word?

Recently, I entered an excerpt from my WIP (Work in Progress) in a contest. This is something I do with some degree of regularity, especially if I want an uninterested reader to speak to voice or tension or point of … Continue reading

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