Anne Dayton on the Good Girl Lit site tagged me last night with these instructions: (1) Pick up the nearest book (of at least 123 pages) (2) Open the book to page 123 (3) Find the fifth sentence (4) Post the next three sentences (5) Tag five people Well. I hit the book roulette jackpot. This book sits by my desk waiting to be returned to Mom after I borrowed
I stumbled onto a book being released in September of this year that is a memoir based on one woman’s search for all things Austen and how it affected her faith. Um, canNOT wait for that. I’ve been tempted to go down that road myself – you know, instead of trying to write great, original fiction I could just write fiction (or nonfiction) completely based on the fiction I already
You know what I love about a good Austen movie? The silences. I love those parts where they sit around a table, or a sitting room, and all you can hear is the occasional clinking of silverware. In most Austen scenes you can also hear the less than graceful smacking of one of the comedic characters as they eat. There is so much said in those silences. I love it.