Single Status Update
I started writing after I read a few books that disappointed me and my husband told me I could have done a better job. I realized I had plenty of time while waiting around at my kids' practices (football, basketball, baseball, cheer, dance, acting, singing, etc.). Shortly after that, a friend turned me on to P&P (the Colin Firth version, of course) and I was hooked. I have no idea how I avoided reading Jane Austen prior to then, but I became an immediate fan in my early 40s. Now I hav...
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I was accused of being long winded a few weeks ago. I started writing when I ran out of stories to read. I know, there are always new ones, but I mean ones without explicit scenes.
Jane wrote without explicit scenes. If one needs sex to liven up a dull plot, I say it's time for the writer to go back to the drawing board and work on being clever. </snark>
Makes perfect sense, Laura. When I met P&P for the first time I was starved for fiction. I over-read.