My book “The Curate’s Brother: A Jane Austen Variation of Persuasion” is featured as number 48 of Cheryllynn Dyess’s 50 Days of Indie Authors promotion. Cheryllyn has been interviewed here on No Wasted Ink. Please visit her interview if you haven’t already and gain an introduction to her as an author.
I am the featured author at Lit Central O.C. this week. I speak about my writing process and inspiration for my new ebook “The Curate’s Brother: A Jane Austen Variation of Persuasion”. Lit Central O.C. has many interesting articles about the writing process and events going on in Orange County, California in addition to my spotlight. I hope you’ll stop by and give the magazine a try.
Lit Central O.C. is an online magazine established in January 2014 with the purpose of strengthening the O.C. writing community and forging better ties among the many O.C. writing groups. It features essays, articles and reviews by O.C. writers, as well as ongoing columns on self-editing, self-publishing and technology for writers. The O.C. Author Spotlight series features interviews with published fiction authors on Thursdays, and an excerpt of their latest or favorite work on Fridays. Lit Central O.C. is also home to Event Central, the most complete literary event calendar in the county.
A.R. Silverberry was kind enough to offer to interview me about my new ebook, The Curate’s Brother: A Jane Austen Variation of Persuasion. I had a lot of fun doing the interview and I hope you will all find it interesting. In the interview, I go over the origins of where my book began, the process I used to hone it into its final form, and about the sources of historical research that I used to write the book.
A.R. Silverberry is a clinical psychologist and Fantasy writer. He writes fiction for adults and children. His novel, WYNDANO’S CLOAK, won multiple awards, including the Benjamin Franklin Award gold medal for Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction. You can read more about him via the author’s interview he did for No Wasted Ink or visit his website.
Leisl Kaberry is a YA fantasy author who has featured my new ebook on her blog. I hope you’ll stop by to read about my new release and to check out Leisl’s fantasy books too. The artwork on the covers is excellent!
About Leisl Kaberry:
I was never going to be a writer…seriously. Somehow despite my great love of telling and writing stories, writing as a career was just not a consideration at all… I had other plans. However I was kind of propelled towards it… or perhaps my characters and world were begging me to be released from their prison (which is my mind) to be able to frolic on paper. So here it is, my first book of a trilogy, a teen fantasy adventure, Titanian Chronicles – Journey of Destiny.
I am a huge Jane Austen fan. Of her six novels, my favorite is undoubtedly Persuasion. It is the story of love gone awry and a second chance at love between a Baronet’s daughter and a young naval captain during the Napoleonic war time period. In my short story, The Curate’s Brother, I tell of how Anne Elliot and Frederick Wentworth meet through the eyes of Edward Wentworth, the Curate of Monkford. You could consider this short story as a prequel to the original novel Persuasion.
The Curate’s Brother will be available via Amazon on October 10, 2014. If you are one of the many fans Jane Austen’s work, and the myriad of variation stories based on her novels, The Curate’s Brother will be sure to appeal to you.
For more information about Jane Austen, click to my book review of her novel Persuasion.