Tag Archive: dragons

Jul 15 2017

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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Mar 14 2017

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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Nov 10 2016

Sometimes the Dragons Win

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 about their smushy faces. They were originally bred to grab bulls by the nose and hold on. And if you can wrap your …

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Nov 03 2016

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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Oct 31 2016

Pemberley: Mr. Darcy’s Dragon, Ch 5

  In which we meet Longbourn, the resident estate dragon who jealously guards Miss Elizabeth’s honor. The book is available on all your favorite booksellers!   Click here to purchase on Amazon. Jane Austen’s Dragons, Book 1 Pemberley: Mr. Darcy’s Dragon Chapter 5 Bingley’s party returned from the ball in mixed spirits. Bingley declared he had never met with pleasanter …

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