Tag Archives: Darcy’s Temptation

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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Why Are Sequels to the Classics So Popular?

Why Are Sequels to the Classics So Popular? As the past is always being reinvented, it should not surprise anyone that there is publishing market niche for reimagining the classics, whether the remake is one from Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, … Continue reading

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Pride 47 – Prejudice 5

5/27/2011 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 … Continue reading

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Introducing The Phantom of Pemberley

“Cozy” Up 2 a Great Mystery! The Phantom of Pemberley: A Pride and Prejudice Mystery is my sixth Jane Austen book. I am more than a bit of a “Jane Austen geek.” I have loved Jane Austen’s works since I … Continue reading

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