There is a lovely review of Teaching Eliza up on Austenesque Reviews today. Here is the link: http://austenesquereviews.com/2018/02/teaching-eliza-riana-everly.html
In honour of Valentine's Day, here is a short story about my new hero, Edward Gardiner, as he returns home after three years away from England. Although he is carrying with him a slightly bruised heart, he will discover—and in the strangest way too—that something wonderful lies in wait. A Heart Ready for Love Halifax … Continue reading A Heart Ready for Love
Come and check out the interview I did with author Amy Metz at her blog A Blue Million Books! If you like small town mysteries, don't forget to take a look at her books too.
A lovely review from an author whose writing I admire very much.
So I’m more or less of a Jane Austen fan, but I’m not that kind of hardcore Jane Austen fan who doesn’t appreciate other writers playing around with Austen’s material. My favourite riffs on Pride and Prejudice in recent years have been Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, which I thought was genuinely fun and original; the novel Longbourn which I thought was a wonderful behind-the-scenes imagining of the unseen life of servants in the novel, and the YouTube series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, a modern re-imagining with which I fell passionately in love.
A rabbit-hole I had not fallen into, until first-time author Riana Everly (with whom I am somewhat internet-acquainted) released Teaching Eliza, is the world of Austen fan-fiction in which myriad authors re-imagine Austen’s stories. Some of these re-imaginings include mash-ups with other stories, as in this novel, where Pride and Prejudice meets Pygmalion/My Fair Lady, with…
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How did the book, the play and the movie influence my novel? Read about it at Austenesque Reviews. (From Austensque Reviews, Nov. 1, 2017) Hi friends! I am so excited to welcome a new author to Austenesque Reviews today! As you may have already seen, Riana Everly is in the midst of celebrating her debut … Continue reading Interview about the book, the movie and the play at Austenesque Reviews
I had a lovely time at More Agreeably Engaged both enjoying the artwork and letting the dastardly George Wickham have a go at introducing himself. (From More Agreeably Engaged, Nov 30, 2017) Teaching Eliza...Riana Everly Welcome, Riana Everly, to More Agreeably Engaged. It is great having you visit and share with us some tidbits about … Continue reading Mr. Wickham speaks at More Agreeable Engaged
Join me today at Savvy Verse & Wit as I talk about my writing process and share a few photographs of my desk and writing buddies. (From Savvy Verse & Wit, October 27 2017) I’ve always loved My Fair Lady — the movie — and George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion is on that list of classics I hope to finish … Continue reading Savvy Verse & Wit and some tidbits about me!
I am at Diary of an Eccentric today, talking about the more outlandish side of men's fashion in the early 1800s. My character Freddy is a fop and proud of it. Come check out some of what he's wearing. (Copied from Diary of an Eccentric) Men’s Clothing and the Regency Fop: Guest Post by Riana … Continue reading Today’s stop: Diary of an Eccentric
Today I am at So Little Time.. So Much to Read. I tried to interview Professor Darcy, but he quickly turned the tables. Will you feel sorry for me when he is finished? Come and read about it. (Copied from So Little Time...) Hello, my friends! I'm excited to have Riana Everly here today! Her … Continue reading Another stop on the tour
"True originality consists not in a new manner but in a new vision" - Edith Wharton Today I'm at Babblings of a Bookworm, talking about the serendipity of inspiration, and how the same idea can take two authors in two such different directions. There's an excerpt from Teaching Eliza as well! Come and read. (copy … Continue reading The Blog Tour Continues