The Romance Genre and Some Ideas

Romance is well known for it's focus on relationships (central to the plot) with the happily ever after or happily for now ending.


The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After by Elizabeth Kantor – a review by Melissa

Jane Austen didn’t have to juggle a job, a company, a blog, several social media accounts, family, friends, church and a dog. However, I’d rather have these things than be cast in the role of an 18th Century writer who had to sneak in writing time around family commitments. She did juggle a fantastic cast [...]

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen – a review by Melissa

Title: Pride and Prejudice. Author: Jane Austen. Genre: Classic. Publisher: Penguin Books. Date of Publication: 1813 (original); 2003 (this edition).  Pages: 435. ISBN: 0141439513. Buy on: Amazon (US), Amazon (UK), Book Depository, or Whitcoulls. Add on: Goodreads. I don’t think it’s a surprise to find out that I turn to Austen when I need comfort, or that I reread Pride and Prejudice every year. So I have, [...]

The Fancy Nerds: A Brief Manifesto

Who are we? What are we doing? And why? Find out!