Category: Fresh Fiction

Longbourn: Dragon Entail Deleted Scene

One of the fun and frustrating things about writing book is that sometimes you write scenes that don’t make it into the final version. Here’s one that didn’t. It originally fit it just before the Dragon Conclave scene, but after I wrote that scene, it seemed unnecessary. Still, it seems a shame to waste it! …

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A Less Agreeable Man: Deleted Scene#3

Writers have a saying, ‘You have to kill your darlings’, which means stuff gets cut in the editing process. It’s tough, but it has to be done.  Scenes get cut for number of different reasons. This one suffered the axe for a different sort of reason. After doing some research I discovered that women did …

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A Less Agreeable Man: Deleted Scene#2

Writers have a saying, ‘You have to kill your darlings’, which means stuff gets cut in the editing process. It’s tough, but it has to be done.  Scenes get cut for number of different reasons. This one suffered the axe when I applied the pacing test. In other words, if I cut this scene move …

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A Less Agreeable Man: Deleted Scene #1

Writers have a saying, ‘You have to kill your darlings’, which means stuff gets cut in the editing process. It’s tough, but it has to be done.  Scenes get cut for number of different reasons. This one suffered the axe when I applied the ‘does it make a difference’ test. In other words, if I …

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Heir of Rosings Park Chapter 17

How much will Fitzwilliam’s temper with Lady Catherine cost him?   Find additional chapters HERE  Chapter 17 Fitzwilliam straightened his jacket and followed his guests from the dining room to the parlor. Miss Bennet would surely reprimand him if he said it, but Aunt Catherine’s absence at dinner had aided his digestion considerably. Miss Bennet’s …

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