A Very Austen Christmas · Announcement

This week, Cover Wars!

Wait, what? We thought this would take two months to happen, not two weeks! And talk about fortutious holiday placement. Not bad for our Christmas anthology! Thank you, Author Shout. Take a look: Cover Wars 12/10 - 12/16 So ... could you help a girl out? If you like our cover best, please vote for us. And… Continue reading This week, Cover Wars!

Announcement · Darcy By Any Other Name · New Book Release

Fall into Reading Sale

It's Friday, and what better way to celebrate than with e-books? New reads, hooray! That's right, it's time to "Fall Into Reading" with FREE and BARGAIN books from my pals at Clean Indie Reads. There are some really good authors represented here. I've enjoyed titles by Kathy Huth Jones, Lia London, Annie Douglas Lima, Shaun Stevenson ... Darcy… Continue reading Fall into Reading Sale

Announcement · Darcy By Any Other Name · New Book Release

It’s here: Darcy By Any Other Name

Darcy By Any Other Name, my first indie publication, was released today. I ought to be celebrating--and I am--if staring at the screen in shock and wonder qualifies. Amazon slapped the Kindle edition up for sale in something like twenty minutes, instead of the promised 12 hours. There is no ranking, but the "Look Inside" feature… Continue reading It’s here: Darcy By Any Other Name

An Encouraging Word · Announcement · Darcy By Any Other Name · Walt Disney

When “The End” is the beginning

Late last night--as the clock struck midnight, ha--I wrote and posted the final words of Darcy By Any Other Name. I have been working toward this for a long time. Two-and-a-half years, to be precise. (What can I say? The three Mercy's Embrace books took eight summers...) The hours in ICU are long, and one of… Continue reading When “The End” is the beginning

A to Z Challenge 2015 · Announcement

April’s A to Z Challenge

When Spring Break comes, my calendar goes out the window. Seriously, I am still thinking it's March 21st, my first day of vacation. And it's the 29th. Which means Wednesday is April 1st. And that--no fooling--marks the beginning of April's Blogging From A to Z Challenge. Six blog posts per week, one each day. A… Continue reading April’s A to Z Challenge

A to Z Challenge 2014 · Announcement · Liebster Award! · Web Events

Liebster Award — Laura Hile blog

Imagine my surprise at receiving a Liebster Award from Linzé Brandon of A Butterfly on a Broomstick blog. This is my first time to be chosen. The Liebster is given by fellow bloggers to help people discover new blogs. Why the heart? Because Liebster is German for beloved or special. The Liebster Rules: Answer the… Continue reading Liebster Award — Laura Hile blog

Announcement

Props for Mercy’s Embrace from The Jane Austen Center!

Feeling a little like Peter Pan when he crows, I share with you a happy discovery: Mercy's Embrace is featured on The Jane Austen Centre's blog today. Kudos to Jakki Leatherberry of Leatherbound Reviews for the writeup!

Announcement · The Inside Story

A wonderful new source for free fiction … Beyond Austen!

Stephanie Hamm, Robin Helm, and Gayle Mills are pleased to announce the opening of a new Austen fiction forum, Beyond Austen. The site goes live today, July 30th. Austen fiction for everyone Their mission is to provide a forum environment that is friendly and encouraging, offering well-written fiction appropriate for readers of all ages. This… Continue reading A wonderful new source for free fiction … Beyond Austen!