First Impressions: Why All the Austen Haters Are Wrong

Ep 36: Writing Jane Austen Fan Fiction with Lona Manning

March 31, 2019

Dear First Impressioners, have you ever been curious about the wide world of Jane Austen Fan Fiction (JAFF), and the writers that publish it? In this special episode, our friend Lona Manning joins us to discuss her experience writing and publishing her JAFF novels and stories! Be ready for some intriguing insights, from how historical fiction authors research details about Regency life, to tips for mastering Austenesque language and grammar. Kristin and Lona also discuss what to expect from the writing life, and why everyone should give writing fiction a try!

See Lona's tips for researching and Austen's language in this Google Doc!