Tag: Pride & Prejudice

Get to know Sue Millard

Please join me this morning in getting to know Sue Millard! Writing is such a challenging endeavor. What got you started on it and what keeps you doing it? I started aged 7 writing consciously “for” other people to read. A very good teacher when I was 10  used to read both prose and poetry …

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Get to know Shannon Winslow

Please join me this morning in getting to know fellow Austen Author, Shannon Winslow! Writing is such a challenging endeavor. What got you started on it and what keeps you doing it? I’ve always loved books and reading, but I had no clue that I was a writer at heart until about ten years ago. …

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Get to know Sally Smith O’Rourke

Help me welcome Sally Smith O’Rourke this morning. I hope you enjoy getting to know her as much as I have. Writing is such a huge task, what got you started on it and what keeps you doing it? I never thought of myself as a writer although in retrospect I wrote a lot I …

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An Officer and a Gentleman pt. 2

The Militia-A Different Breed of Officer In Austen’s Pride and Prejudice we encounter a military regiment temporarily stationed in Meryton. These men are members of the militia, not the regular army (discussed in the last post.) While at first blush, there may seem little difference between the regular army (the Regulars) and the militia, the …

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Rectors and Vicars and Curates…Oh My!

I must confess, trying to understand the Regency clergy just about drove me over the edge. References didn’t answer my questions, then they would contradict one another. I thought I’d pull my hair out. Nancy Mayer at Nancy Mayer-Regency Researcher came to my rescue and straightened out so much of  my confusion. Thank you, Nancy! …

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