Can you guess which Jane Austen heroines I have mixed up in the following opening line? Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever, and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, seemed to unite some of the best blessings of existence; and no one who had ever seen her in her infancy would have supposed her … Continue reading Wacky Wednesday– Mix up
I have always wanted to write Jane Austen Fan Fiction on books other than Pride and Prejudice. I never really had a lot of story ideas for them but one has taken hold for Knightley and Emma and will not let go. This will be very much like The Secrets of Pemberley in which it … Continue reading The Secrets of Donwell Abbey
On Monday, I posted the song Friends Don't by Maddie and Tae. I wrote that it reminded me of Emma and Knightley. I could have written from a few other locations in the book, but chose the scene where Harriet Smith acknowledges that she loves Mr. Knightley--and believes he loves her in return. I … Continue reading Thursday Three Hundred–Greater than Friends
I've seen many articles around the Austen-verse with writers opining that Mr. Knightley is a better romantic hero than Mr. Darcy. I won't bother to touch on that. 🙂 However, I think the thing that makes many readers uncomfortable about Mr. Knightley is the following line: "The good was all to myself, by making … Continue reading Tea Time Tattle–Knightley loved Emma as a child??