How did Jane Austen’s nonfiction help shape some of the greatest romance novels in literary history? Digging deeper into these underrated writings, I’ll explore three major ingredients that inspired her romantic heroes, plots, and outlook. Continue reading Jane Austen: How Reality Inspired Her Fiction
Before I start, I want to say I have nothing but respect for anyone who has become a published author. I recognize the hard work, sweat, and tears that go into writing, and whenever I’m in a bookstore or library, I look at every cover with stars in my eyes. Sure, I might not always like what is being written, and sometimes I do catch myself thinking “how did this ever get published?” but at the end of the day, I think every published author is brilliant and wonderful, if only because they did it.
That doesn’t mean I can’t poke fun at them though, does it?
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