Cute little book “fan”

By carolepenfield | December 2, 2016

Jane Austen doll reading her very own miniature copy of my new book. She plans to write a review with her tiny quill pen on bookbub and

What Jane was thinking about..

By carolepenfield | December 1, 2016

Cassandra Austen painted her famous sister, but what was Jane staring at? I like to imagine she was admiring author Carole Penfield and her husband Perry, dressed in their regency finery for a JASNA garden party. Perhaps Jane was thinking “what an elegant couple. Perhaps I should write a story about them…” I ordered these…

Nothing Like a New Hat to Lift one’s Spirits

By carolepenfield | November 19, 2016

I love to find hats that remind me of the 17th and 18th centuries. Here is my newest acquisition.  I can imagine Clare Dupres wearing it to tea at Chateau Montjardin. I found it at a local consignment shop, not ten minutes from my home. Perhaps I will wear it to the Author Book Fair…