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

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March in Review

Just when I thought I got through the toughest part of winter (February), Mother Nature asks us to hold her beer and delivers a bunch of blizzards. For me, this means snow days and being at home. I can be either super productive or incredibly lazy on snow days, especially when it turns into TWORead more

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Phi Alpha Pi – Cover Reveal Signup

So much is going on!  Here is some Phi Alpha Pi news! Do you have a blog and want to be part of the Phi Alpha Pi cover reveal?  The sign up for the big event on April 23rd is ready to go!  Visit Lola’s Blog Tour and you can sign up today! The blogRead more

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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

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February In Review

This is the last blog post in the shortest month of the year. I’m going to try something new on this blog, as it really begins to focus on my writing and publishing. At the end of each month, I’m going to share what’s been going on with writing and production of books. What hasRead more

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Pinterest Board of the Month: Pride and Prejudice

It has been a few months since I posted a Pinterest Board, but I have been busy with them because they are a source of inspiration. For example, I shared the Phi Alpha Pi board with the cover illustrator as a way to see where my head is at in relation to inspiration. Now thatRead more

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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

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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

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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

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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