The Secrets of Donwell Abbey

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

Thursday Three Hundred–Greater than Friends

  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

Tea Time Tattle–Knightley loved Emma as a child??

  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??

So Good an Understanding

Summary: After Jane Fairfax collapses during the Weston's ball, Frank Churchill's love and engagement is exposed.   Emma could not help but notice that Jane Fairfax looked too flushed as she took her spot in the dance line. Emma's partner, Frank Churchill, was looking at Jane as well and Emma hoped he was not going … Continue reading So Good an Understanding