Friday Feature– A Sense of Obligation

Last time, I featured No Cause to Repine. You can also catch up on all my other features here: Friday Features Today's feature is A Sense of Obligation. I wrote this story after reading a solitary chapter of a work in progress on a fan forum site. The story was later taken down for violating … Continue reading Friday Feature– A Sense of Obligation

Friday Feature– No Cause to Repine

No Cause to Repine was my first book baby. Was it the first story I wrote? No. Was it the first story I published? Also, no. How was it my first book baby then? Well, it was the first time, I had considered that I might actually be sort of decent at writing. It was … Continue reading Friday Feature– No Cause to Repine

Lizzy, It’s Cold Outside

Due to the controversy regarding Baby, It's Cold Outside (which I think is harmless so here's the link to my favorite version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rpg7-ab_F7s), I can't get the song out of my head. Mr. Darcy told me that he had a story to tell, but then Elizabeth wanted it all through her point of view. From … Continue reading Lizzy, It’s Cold Outside

Treasured– Chapter Eight

I've got a completed manuscript off to the editor so it's time to post faster! Trust me, you'll be glad you don't have to wait... Previous Chapters: Previous Chapters:  One / Two / Three / Four / Five / Six / Seven Chapter Eight   The following morning, Elizabeth sat in the drawing room with Jane and Mary when Will arrived. “Will,” … Continue reading Treasured– Chapter Eight

Friday Feature– Undone Business

Undone Business was like a revelation for me. It started as a novella destined for a multi-author JAFF anthology that didn't end up being produced. It was going to be named When Love Blooms, a title I later re-used. At the time, I really liked using phrases from Pride and Prejudice for my JAFF stories … Continue reading Friday Feature– Undone Business

Fitzwilliam Friday– What’s in a Name Part Two

Last time, I posted about the importance of Mr. Darcy's first name. Today, I'll discuss what the name Darcy would mean to Jane Austen's readers. The most famous bearer of the Darcy surname was probably Thomas Darcy, 1st Baron Darcy de (of) Darcy. The family is also called Darcy of Temple Hurst (ooh, spotted another … Continue reading Fitzwilliam Friday– What’s in a Name Part Two

Fantasy Friday– Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters, Chapter Six

I know I am dealing with a large cast of characters right now with the addition of the Tilneys. Do you think referring to the young people by their first names (Caroline, Henry, Charles etc.) would make it easier to keep track of everyone? At the close of Chapter Five, Kate had a vision of … Continue reading Fantasy Friday– Mr. Darcy and the Bewitched Sisters, Chapter Six