I am in the midst of writing a one-page abstract for a break-out lecture I would like to present at the 2012 Jane Austen Society of North America’s Annual General Meeting to be held in Brooklyn, NY. Editing down a 40 minute lecture into a page is extremely difficult, harder even than childbirth! As you probably have guessed Jane Austen is involved and since the theme is Sex, Money & Power in Jane Austen’s Fiction those who know me will assume that sex is involved too. And they would be right! Stay tuned to see how I manage to introduce a topic not usually associated with the gentle world of Jane Austen.
In the meantime, back to writing!!