What I Learned From Jane Austen

“It isn’t what we say or think that defines us, but what we do.” ~ Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility “Give a girl an education and introduce her properly into the world, and ten to one but she has the means of settling well, without further expense to anybody.” ~ Jane Austen Barry and IContinue reading “What I Learned From Jane Austen”

Writing Prompts from the Universe

“Without disruptions in life, where would we be?” ~ Sarah Gadon Just lately I have found inspiration for my second novel from some unusual places. A week or so ago, my husband and I watched My Mother and Other Strangers on our local PBS station. It’s the story of the narrator remembering his childhood duringContinue reading “Writing Prompts from the Universe”

Arrival/Story of Your Life

“If you could see your whole life from start to finish, would you change things?” ~ Louise Banks in the movie Arrival “Science fiction is very well suited to asking philosophical questions; questions about the nature of reality, what it means to be human, how do we know the things that we think we know.”Continue reading “Arrival/Story of Your Life”