Tag Archives: Jane Austen

Novel a Month Update

I finished reading “Sense and Sensibility.” At the beginning of the month I started working on Novel #5 for three days. Then Novel #7 was born, so I focused on Novel #7. For September, I will focus on Novel #7 and continue reading Jane Austen’s novel in preparation for NaNo (Novel #6) in November.   …

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Novel a Month

NaNo is approaching. I’ve started reading “Sense and Sensibility” in preparation for NaNo this year. I have five other novels that are in various stages of completion. So for the month of August, I will focus on one novel and see how far I get with revisions and rewrites. Then at the end of the …

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Shades of Milk and Honey

I enjoyed this book very much because it combined Jane Austen novels with magic. And since my novel for NaNo this year is also set in the Victorian era, I will have to reread Jane Austen’s work. My Favorite Quotes: It is not the knowledge of glamour which I guard; it is the art created …

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Cooking and such

There are 22 episodes on YouTube of the Lizzie Bennet Diaries. If you’ve read the novel “Pride & Prejudice” by Jane Austen or even seen the films, check it out. This is the first episode. I watch the new videos every Monday and Thursday. I’ve been busy moving into a new apartment and making new dishes, …

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Post-graduation

I am officially an undergraduate graduate. Since the ceremony, I have slept, ate, and rested like a normal person, and watched several films I’ve never seen before. I have also become addicted to the Lizzie Bennet Diaries on YouTube, an adaptation of Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” Check out the first episode.

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Books you need to read

I expect this list to grow as I continue reading, but as of right I now, I recommend reading these books. Which books do you recommend to others? Classics Winesburg, Ohio-Sherwood Anderson Persuasion-Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice-Jane Austen The Canterbury Tales-Geoffrey Chaucer As I Lay Dying-William Faulkner The Great Gatsby-F. Scott Fitzgerald For Whom the …

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Reading Salinger and more

Today I read the short story “Just Before the War with the Eskimos” by J.D. Salinger. Last year I read “The Catcher in the Rye” and really loved it, especially the voice of Holden Caulfield in how he told a story. So the short story was interesting in how the small actions matter. The body language told so …

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