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A Rose By Any Other Name ~ The Naming of Characters in Novels

Recently, one of my friends noted I had used a familiar name or two from where I once lived in Ohio. She thought it quite clever of me, but I explained this was a common practice with authors. In fact, … Continue reading

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Pride 47, Prejudice 5

  Pride and Prejudice was originally entitled First Impressions, which is a much better title when one considers how Jane Austen bombards her readers with the theme of “impressions”: first, flawed, and founded. However, that is material for a future post. What … Continue reading

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An Intervention with Mr. Wickham

(Applause) Voice Over: Welcome to the Doctor Richard Belton Show. Please place your hands together for our resident psychologist, Doctor Richard. (Applause) Doctor Richard: Good Afternoon and Welcome. We have an interesting program planned for you today. Our guests have … Continue reading

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The Naming of Characters – A Rose by Any Other Name

Recently, one of my friends noted that I had used a familiar name or two from where I once lived in Ohio. She thought it quite clever of me, but I explained this was a common practice with authors. In … Continue reading

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Interview with Austen author, Regina Jeffers, and The Real World According to Sam (Part 2)

Part Two (originally published on The World According to Sam) Q: Writing an entire novel continuing the adventures of Austen characters is rather indicative of your fondness for Miss Austen’s work. Can you tell us about your first experience with … Continue reading

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Interview with Austen author, Regina Jeffers, and The Real World According to Sam

Part One (originally posted on The Real World According to Sam) Q: Tell us about your latest book. A: The Disappearance of Georgiana Darcy is a cozy mystery, much in the vein of an Agatha Christie novel or the “Murder She … Continue reading

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Interview with Austen Author, Regina Jeffers, from My Lady Web: Women’s History and Women Authors

This interview first appeared on My Lady Web: Women’s History and Women Authors http://www.myladyweb.blogspot.com/ What is it about Jane Austen-inspired literature that captured your fancy? I have been in love with Jane Austen’s stories for as long as I can remember. … Continue reading

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