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Laurie's Latest Blogs

Aug.26.2009 - 2:44 pm
Check out my guest post on the pros and cons of courtship today vs. courtship in Jane Austen's world. It's a question I pondered constantly while writing my latest novel, RUDE...
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Jul.25.2009 - 6:32 pm
Rude Awakenings' cutest fan
  The fabulous College Candy has made RUDE AWAKENINGS OF A JANE AUSTEN ADDICT its Saturday Read and is offering three signed copies as a giveaway! To enter, see rules at the...
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Jun.19.2009 - 6:22 pm
Thomas Rigler, my very own Mr. Darcy/Mr. Knightley* produced, wrote, and directed a new viral video in support of my about-to-be-released novel, RUDE AWAKENINGS OF A JANE AUSTEN...
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Aug.16.2008 - 5:37 pm
Good things come in threes. Three Bears. Three Lord of the Rings movies. Three volumes of Pride and Prejudice. … And now, three Jane '08 videos. Yes, it's a trilogy, and no, my...
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Comments from Laurie

Dec.03.2009 - 1:22 am
In response to: Best Gift Book
Diane Johnson is such a masterful storyteller that I always read passages from this book in my writing workshops. The...
Sep.01.2009 - 12:42 pm
In response to: Shake Them Alive
Rude Awakenings is parallel rather than a sequel per se, so it can be read as a standalone. But by all means, read the...
Aug.31.2009 - 4:07 pm
In response to: Shake Them Alive
Congratulations, Jessica, and thank you for a touching and inspiring post. It sounds like you transformed your outrage...
Aug.26.2009 - 3:35 pm
In response to: Sex and the Austen Girl
...and I'm delighted to provide a copy! The manners blog challenge sounds like great fun, Huntington. Thanks for...
Jun.21.2009 - 10:21 pm
In response to: Book Trailer: Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict
 Thank you so much for the kind words, Dorraine! (What a pretty name.)  All my best,  Laurie RUDE AWAKENINGS OF A JANE...