Charlotte Collins on Audiobook!

It’s here! Charlotte Collins: A Continuation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is now available on audiobook at and is coming soon to iTunes! This is the first audiobook I’ve produced, and I was quite nervous about finding just the right person to narrate it. So I was beyond thrilled when I connected with […]

Charlotte Collins Audiobook in Production Now

I’m stoked to announce that Charlotte Collins: A Continuation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is in production now! This is another dream come true for me. I’ve always harbored a long-shot desire to see one of my books made into a TV show or movie. I even cast the actors in my mind as […]

What Austen Did Best

Kevin’s blog post below about J. R. R. Tolkien referred to what he did better than anyone else: world building. He created a land that felt large and ancient and alive. This artistic skill, along with many others, has made Tolkien’s work endure and flourish. And it caused me to ponder the same question about […]

Which Minor Pride & Prejudice Character Are You?

For me, one of the most striking features of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice was her use of vivid, interesting secondary characters. While I loved reading about the romance between Lizzie and Darcy and between Jane and Bingley, I was equally fascinated by the characters around them. What happened to Charlotte Lucas? Did she stay […]

Selling Short Stories

I felt a little weird about offering “Maria Lucas” (formerly “Maria’s Romance”) for sale on I had planned to give it away, but as an indie, I cannot offer it for free on Amazon; it’s the company’s policy. The lowest price I was allowed to ask was $0.99. With some people selling full-length novels […]