Thank you to all those who read with us and who entered for a chance to win. Special thanks to Wayne Josephson author of Emma and the Vampires for sharing with us and for the giveaway opportunity. Congratulations Raquel Our winner has been notified by email. Hope you all join us next month. May’s [...]
About Veronica MoniqueVeronica Monique is an avid reader, writer and thinker. She is most intrigued by human nature and that little twist of darkness that makes things interesting.
We asked Wayne Josephson about Emma, vampires, and writing, and today he answers those questions. Be sure to check out his guest post featured last week for a chance to win an autographed copy of Emma and the Vampires, this month’s featured selection. Other than Emma Woodhouse, which character did you enjoy developing to live in this [...]
Today we welcome Wayne Josephson, author of this month’s selection Emma and the Vampires. Here he shares how he brought the vampires to Emma’s world. Be sure to enter for a chance to win an autographed copy at the end. I’d like to tell you how I came to write Emma and the Vampires and [...]
One of my first concerns when watching a movie based on a book I have read is to worry what has been left out. No matter how faithfully adapted there are always some things that fall by the wayside in favor of the cinematic need to fit a grand story into something that can be [...]
If we were all being honest, I wonder what the actual percentage of women would be who ever thought even for a moment that it would be better to be a man? I’m sure age, maturity, and situation would be major factors in the outcome. For Alethea Darcy it is more than a passing thought. [...]
Vampires have endured as a part of the supernatural world, having various forms depending on the cultural legends of the area from which they hail.
As an avid reader and a writer I tend to think of books as more than just a momentary entertainment. I love to read my favorite books over and over again. I want to memorize the best parts, dissect character motivations, and analyze every minutia of the plot. I want to imagine every little detail so [...]
Thank you to all those who read with us, and entered for a chance to win in this month’s giveaway. Special thanks to Ulysses Press and Regina Jeffers for providing an autographed copy of The Disappearance of Georgian Darcy for the giveaway. Our winner is: Erika Congratulations! Winner has been notified by email. We [...]
With Sense & Sensibility The Musical, ESosa goes from the runway to the stage, a trajectory he really likes to travel by Douglas Langworthy ESosa, costume designer for Sense & Sensibility The Musical, based on Jane Austen’s much loved first novel, moves effortlessly between the fashion world and the theatre world. This rising fashion star, [...]
When did you begin with your Pride and Prejudice books? Are they related to one another, or isolated works connected solely by their relationship to Jane Austen’s original tale? During the 2008-2009 school year, my Advanced Placement English Language class listened to me complain about a particular retelling of Pride and Prejudice, which had drifted [...]
It so often happens that many authors of Austen fan fiction take one look at us and think for one reason or another that their book, though Austenesque, just cannot be considered dark enough to pique our interest. It is true that if there is a zombie, vampire, werewolf, sea monster, or any other supernatural [...]