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Phi Alpha Pi Audiobook Now On Sale!

What a crazy month! September is always like this, so let’s throw something else on the fire! The Phi Alpha Pi audiobook is done and now on sale! Yep, it’s ready. I have a new narrator for this book and I think she captured Lizbeth wonderfully. Libby Marshall has been an actress, singer and stageRead more

Monthly Recap

August Recap

August came with a much-needed break and reboot. All the decisions made in July needed to be put into action. I primarily spent the month writing and outlining what I want to write moving forward. What went on with each book this month? Here’s the recap! Modern Persuasion: This is currently the newsletter freebie onRead more

Publishing Announcements

Release Announcement: A Little More Phi Alpha Pi short story collection

I am pleased to announce the upcoming release of the second 21st Century Austen Short Story Collection: A Little More Phi Alpha Pi!.  You asked for more stories! How did Wil eventually propose to Lizbeth? What about the birth of their first child? What was going through Wil’s mind when he bought that sriracha t-shirt?Read more

Writing Recaps

Camp NaNoWriMo July 2018 Recap

I think this NaNoWriMo event was the nail in my coffin… for NaNoWriMo. This post requires a little background about the monster that’s been living in my head. I’m not happy with Missing Auggie. This book has been a bit of a beast for me. It’s not an Austen modernization. It’s my own idea, andRead more

Phi Alpha Pi Launch Party Recap

Last year, when Modern Persuasion came out, I considered having a release party. There was one reason I decided against it, the fear that nobody would come. It’s weird anxiety based on my experience promoting library events that nobody comes to, my sense of how small my group of people seemed in comparison to peopleRead more

YouTube Videos

Launch Party YouTube Videos

Thanks to Laura, who filmed the Phi Alpha Pi launch party, you can now see my speech (nope, I don’t read from the book!). Check out the two videos  

Reflections

July Recap

Here we are at the end of July, which turned into an interesting month.  Between recovery from New Orleans, the Phi Alpha Pi launch party, and changes to my writing habits, there’s a lot to share. Phi Alpha Pi It’s been two months since Phi Alpha Pi came out and while reviews are coming in,Read more

Phi Alpha Pi Bonus Content – Lizbeth’s Class Presentation

Last month I shared the tour of Paris, which was super fun to make. Creating the presentation Lizbeth gives in her class was a bit more difficult.  I made this one because I wanted to be able to set the scene properly considering what was going to happen between Colin, Wil, and Lizbeth next.  IRead more

Blog News

June Recap

I’ve just returned from my trip to New Orleans. I hope you got to see some of the posts I did on Instagram and Facebook about my trip, but that trip was the biggest event that happened this month. Let’s get into the June recap! Modern Persuasion is officially put aside as I focus onRead more

Phi Alpha Pi Bonus Content – The Paris Tour

In 2009 Emily (you know, one of the women Phi Alpha Pi was dedicated to) and I went to Paris for 2 days.  She was living in Germany for a few years since her husband was stationed there.  She had used the opportunity to see Europe and I used my need to see Europe as anRead more