Author: Barbara Cornthwaite

  • Austen for Everyday

    Austen for Everyday

    When I was planning the George Knightley, Esquire books, I had an idea that he could be an expert at playing chess, and that he would occasionally compare his interactions with others as moves in a chess game. It seemed to me to be an eminantly Knightley thing to do. Therefore, I tried to learn…

  • How I Came to Write JAFF

    How I Came to Write JAFF

    I started writing my first book at the age of nine. I got as far as the end of chapter one before I ran out of ideas. As I recall, the chapter was all of two handwritten pages long. My mother thought it was wonderful and kept it for years. Easily impressed, my mother. As…

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