“There is a monsterous deal of stupid quizzing, & common-place nonsense talked, but scarcely any wit.” Jane Austen to her sister Cassandra, 21 April 1805
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About the Editor
For over 14 years Laurel Ann Nattress has been the creator & editor of Austenprose.com, a blog devoted to the oeuvre and influence of her favorite author, Jane Austen. She is also the editor of Jane Austen Made Me Do It, a short story anthology published in 2011 by Ballantine Books.
A life member of the Jane Austen Society of North America, Laurel Ann has been a contributor to the Jane Austen Centre online magazine, Jane Austen’s Regency World Magazine, and Masterpiece PBS. Professionally, she runs Austenprose PR, a curated online marketing service for authors and publishers.
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