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Austen Anthology

Anthology Give-Away #3

For those who missed it last week, Austenprose is running weekly give aways of the anthology, Jane Austen Made Me Do It, featuring a different question from the author Q&A each week. Just pop on over to Austenprose for a chance to win a copy– and to read how the various authors came up with…

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Anthology Give Away

It has just come to my attention that Laurel Ann Nattress is giving away copies of Jane Austen Made Me Do It on her website, Austenprose. Way back last fall, when the anthology came out, she had all of us authors answer a bunch of questions about Austen, the anthology, our stories, and so on.…

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Teaser Tuesday: Jane Austen Made Me Do It

Jane Austen Made Me Do It, an Austen-inspired short story anthology, arrives in stores today! In honor of the JAMMDI release, I’ve posted some Q&A I did for the JAMMDI “extra” portions below. Q. How did Jane Austen make you do it? What inspired you to join this anthology? Really, Laurel Ann Nattress made me…

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If You Like….

In honor of the release of Jane Austen Made Me Do It tomorrow, I decree this a special Jane Austen-themed “if you like”. If you like modernizations of Austen stories, you’ll probably like: — Melissa Nathan’s Pride, Prejudice and Jasmin Field and Persuading Annie; — the movie, Clueless (aka Emma in LA); — Shannon Hale’s…

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If You Like….

If you like Jane Austen-inspired stories, you’ll probably like… … excerpts from Jane Austen Made Me Do It, now up on Scribd! Among them, you can find the first few pages of my short story, “A Night at Northanger”. I’ll be writing more about that, and how the heroine, Cate, fits into The Garden Intrigue,…

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Pink Pandemonium

With so many books out over the next few months, I keep forgetting what’s happening when. Here’s a little Pink publication refresher for me and for you: — September 27: The Secret History of the Pink Carnation, special “Read Pink” edition in support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. — October 11: “A Night at…

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Six Months of Pink

Between August 29th and February 16th, we have Pink-mania, Pink, Pink and more Pink, as far as the bookshelf can stretch. Here’s the Pink publication schedule for the next few months: — August 29: The Temptation of the Night Jasmine, UK edition. — September 27: The Secret History of the Pink Carnation, special “Read Pink”…

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The Pink Publication Schedule

Every now and then, I have to stop and remind myself what’s happening when. Here’s the Pink publication schedule between now and January: — October 11: “A Night at Northanger” (Jane Austen Made Me Do It). — November 1: The Mischief of the Mistletoe trade paperback. — early January: The Orchid Affair trade paperback (date…

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Jane Austen Short Story Contest

All the entries are in… now it’s time to vote! Which short story will make it into the Jane Austen Made Me Do It anthology? It’s up to you to decide. You can find all the entries at the Republic of Pemberley (including a few by members of the Pink community!). Just follow the rules…

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Jane Austen Made Me Do It

Actually, Austenprose made me do it. I am thrilled to announce that the short story anthology, Jane Austen Made Me Do It, is slated for publication on October 11, 2011. If it has an Amazon listing, it must be true, right? My short story, A Night at Northanger, features a character we’re going to meet…

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