Austen’s World Wrap Up. May 26, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Drawers and Pantalettes, Oh My!
    One of the questions that seems to come up a lot when I ask what people want me to blog about is underpants. Did they? Didn’t they? Didn’t they feel naked without them? When I asked on FaceBook what topics … Continue reading
  • Simplify*
    For many readers I suspect that one of the most appealing aspects of Regency life is its simplicity. In fact the day-to-day life of the well born may have been annoyingly busy but, in the fantasy world that most of … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. May 19, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Hells
    Recently, I got to the point in the WIP (Surrender to Ruin, Sinclair Sisters Series, Book 3) where I really did have to research gaming hells since the hero of that book owns several and made an independent fortune in … Continue reading
  • On Tea and Good Intentions
    I had planned a lovely post for you today. Really. But I’m hosting another Facebook party this weekend (well, actually Sunday and Monday, it lasts 32 hours!) –a “virtual Tea Party” –and I’m also running a “real” Tea Party on … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. May 12, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • The Lives of a Roman Fort
    As I have surely already mentioned in an earlier post, one of the settings of my upcoming Roman romance EAGLE’S HONOR: RAVISHED is based on a real fort at the Upper German-Raetian limes: the Saalburg, which today is a renowned … Continue reading
  • Oh to be in England Now that Spring is here Oh to be in England drinking English beer –English Drinking Song By the time you read this, I will be in England (or on a plane getting ready to land … Continue reading

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Austen’s World Wrap Up. May 5, 2016

Looks What’s Brewing in the Regency

  • Servitude: a Poem written by a Footman
    Robert Dodsley was popularly known as the footman poet! Wikipedia explains: In 1729 Dodsley published his first work, Servitude: a Poem written by a Footman…and a collection of short poems, A Muse in Livery, or the Footman’s Miscellany, was published … Continue reading
  • Diane Rehm Interviews “Eligible” Author, Curtis Sittenfeld
    In 2011, The Austen Project approached best-selling author Curtis Sittenfeld to write a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice, which she entitled Eligible (out in bookstores now). On Thursday, April 21, 2016, Diane Rehm, one of my favorite radio hosts, interviewed Sittenfeld regarding her new novel. As the interview wore on it became obvious to […]

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