Ladies up for redemption: Mary Crawford – She has learned the true worth of a man with integrity. It even says she was: …long in finding among the dashing representatives, or idle heir-apparents, who were at the command of her beauty and her twenty thousand pounds, any one who could satisfy the better taste she […]
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Austen Novels: Veronica’s Lists I
Veronica’s List in order of preference: Sense and Sensibility – Two sisters, two different paths to romance. Persuasion – A love that stands the test of time. Pride and Prejudice – Overcoming differences. Emma – Maturing and finding one’s true feelings. Mansfield Park – Being genuine no matter what. Northanger Abbey – Gaining perspective on […]
Interview: Wayne Josephson
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 […]
How I Wrote Emma and the Vampires
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 […]
Vampires in Gentlemen’s Clothing
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.
To Mr. Woodhouse From Isabella Knightley
Dearest Father, I hope that you are in tolerable good health this day of honouring fathers.
The thick green volume lived on my dusty book shelf.
My Favorite Misconception
I used to imagine a governess as someone who skipped about, guitar-in-hand, singing songs about raindrops-on-roses and whiskers-on-kittens.
The Second Time Around
Reading Austen’s eponymous Emma for the second time around is a vastly different experience than the first.
Glitches and Stitches
Utilizing the G+ hangout for virtual book club discussions has been proving both technically difficult with the glitches and completely wonderful with the laughter causing stitches in my sides.
To Emma Sans Love
As you are aware, the celebration of Valentine’s Day provides an opportunity for expressing our mutual profusions of affection and desire.