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Help me write a Dragon Index

A lot of you have emailed and messaged me questions about the world of Jane Austen’s Dragons. After a bit of cogitation, I realized that the best way to address them would be to write an index to all things dragon! But I need your help! Tell me: what do you want to know about …

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Jane Austen’s Dragon Index

The Dragon Index Go directly to Dragon Ranks Dragon Types  Major Dragons Minor Dragons   Blue Order: The governing body of human-dragon relations in England. Made up of all major dragons, their Keepers and all humans who hear dragons, they are charged with managing all matters related to dragons in the country and maintaining the secrecy …

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What do Show Chickens have to do with Dragons? Everything!

It kind of goes without saying that historical fiction takes tons of research. Tons. Literally heaps and gobs of it. Great stacks and piles. I thought my doctoral dissertation took a lot of research. That was nothing in comparison to the thousands of pages I have read and saved on my hard drive. History=Research. OK. …

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Sometimes the Dragons Win

There are times when I’ve been called a mite…ah…hyperfocused, and –can you imagine it–stubborn. Me, stubborn? No, that’s not remotely possible, Not at all. On more than one occasion I’ve said that our family crest should feature a bulldog rather prominently.  They certainly aren’t the cutest or cuddliest of dogs–though I do think there’s something appealing …

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Regarding Tatzelwurms: Elizabeth’s Commonplace Book of Dragons

During the Regency Era, women kept journals called commonplace books where they recorded things they wanted to save. Not entirely unlike a Regency era pinterest account if you think about it. If a young Elizabeth Bennet grew up hearing and interacting with dragons, no doubt that would be reflected in her own commonplace book. So here …

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