Woodhouse Hall

Getting to Know Woodhouse Hall: Meet Adam

Woodhouse Hall is being read by my beta readers, the first round of people who can give me feedback on the story. You all get to read the second character profile. This time we get to meet Adam, Amelia’s best friend and the Resident Assistant (RA) on their floor of Woodhouse Hall. Here are fiveRead more

Woodhouse Hall

Getting to Know Woodhouse Hall: Meet Amelia

I know, I said I wasn’t going to do character profiles for the next book. I lied! I’ve been having so much fun getting to know the characters in Woodhouse Hall, even the jerks, that I decided to share them here with you. This is only going to be done once a month if IRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet… Phi Alpha Pi

Here we are, at the final profile for Phi Alpha Pi. It’s weird, but I’m going to introduce you to the sorority at the heart of Phi Alpha Pi. Some of these details will be about sororities in general, so you can understand some of the culture around these organizations. Other information will be aboutRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Chris

There is one more character from the original book: Colonel Fitzwilliam. I didn’t forget him, but he has a specific purpose in the story. He is there to show specific elements of what Mr. Darcy is like when he’s not with Elizabeth. He’s not too different in Phi Alpha Pi and you won’t spend aRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Josh

Today we are going to get to know the last person in Lizbeth’s immediate family, her younger brother Josh. Here are five things you won’t know about Josh from reading the book. He doesn’t want to be a chef like his father and grandfather, but he does want to be a restauranteur.  He loves beingRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Jack

Now that we are getting to know Lizbeth’s family, we can meet her father: Jack.  Here are 5 things you won’t know about him from reading Phi Alpha Pi. You will learn that Jack is a chef and the son of one of the world’s most famous chefs.  You will learn that he doesn’t wantRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Dr. Bennett

Since this was no longer a family structure, I had to think about how the Bennett parents got to fit into this story. Mrs. Bennett, obviously, became Colin’s mother and the sorority house manage. Mr. Bennett became Dr. Bennett and fit into Lizbeth’s academic circle. He is her favorite professor and thesis advisor. Here areRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Anne

Anne is never really appreciated in the original Pride and Prejudice.  She’s a tool for her mother to control others and live out a fantasy of being a mother.  She is silent and sickly.  I suspect she was pretty freaking angry most of the time.  I think she was sitting there silently seething at aRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Katherine

Happy New Year everyone!  Phi Alpha Pi will be released in less than 6 months away!  Today we dive back into the book’s character profiles.  I personally love Lady Katherine in the original story and in other fan fiction.  Probably because I see a lot of the type of woman I want to be inRead more

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Jorge

The best villains are the ones you love to hate and hate to love.  George Wickham was that villain in Pride & Prejudice.  As I played with modernizing him, I needed to find a way for him to manipulate people to pity him.  Wickham is the master of playing to pity.   I realized he isRead more