Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Q&A with Amanda Quain

From my Q&A with Amanda Quain, author of Accomplished:
photo credit: Rosalinda Dauval
How much work does your title do to take readers into the story?

Accomplished is, as a title, going to offer different things for different readers! For the Austen fan, it’s a direct line to Georgiana Darcy (or, if not to her, at least to a very Regency requirement.) Almost every time Georgiana is discussed in the original text, she’s referenced as accomplished – it’s basically her main character trait.

The (very early on) original working title was Georgie Darcy’s Back on Top, which is definitely more obvious, but I absolutely adore Accomplished and wouldn’t change it – it’s an intriguing title for those new to Austen and a nice wink and nod to...[read on]
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Q&A with Amanda Quain.

--Marshal Zeringue