Mansfield Park Book and Movie Review

  Much to some of my friends’ chagrin and astonishment, I have never been a fan of Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park.  I’ve read it at least two or three times in the past (even doing a really good book-discussion led by Maribeth), but nothing could convince me that Mansfield Park had any of the depth, … Continue reading Mansfield Park Book and Movie Review

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In Defense of Love

  I recently attended a writing lecture hosted by a fairly successful author whose stories I have always strongly disliked.  I figured that if nothing else, I could at least gain a better understanding of why I disliked her books and writing style, and avoid them in my own writings.  When she opened the floor … Continue reading In Defense of Love