Since I’ve read Shannon Hale’s Dangerous, headlines like this make me think of Maisie Danger Brown!!
So, people are complex. You just never know how they will respond. When I published Austenland in 2007, I was caught totally off guard by the first “you should be ashamed of this smut” email I received. I honestly didn’t…
Shannon Hale on hate mail and the subjectivity of comedy.
I’m a longtime Janeite and I think Austenland is terrifically funny, sweet, slightly campy, and even a bit romantic. So there.
For Austen lovers …
The same coat & hat!!!!!
I remember reading the author’s tweets from the set at the time … how much fun to have been there and see it all happen.
In the male-dominated hierarchy of Hollywood, it’s not often that three women — a director, a writer and a deep-pocketed producer — can team up and make their own movie.
This makes the existence of “Austenland,” an offbeat romantic comedy rolling out around the country — and opening Friday at Salt Lake City’s Broadway Centre Cinemas — a particularly happy surprise.
Eyes the color of warmed honey Generally in life, we don’t notice or remember people’s eye colors unless they are very close to us. (do you know your neighbors’, teachers’, acquaintances’ eye colors?) When the main character notices someone’s eye…
how did i miss this so far???
Oh, I’m glad I found it!
I love the Goose Girl and Books of Bayern …