Beau North

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Beau North hails from the kudzu-strangled wilderness of South Carolina but now hangs her hat in Portland, Oregon. In her spare time, Beau is the co-host of the podcast Excessively Diverted: Modern Austen On-Screen.

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Beau North Mostly by watching life happen around me. I feel like a lot of my writing begins as conversations, and grows around those exchanges. So I spend a lot…moreMostly by watching life happen around me. I feel like a lot of my writing begins as conversations, and grows around those exchanges. So I spend a lot of time thinking about how people talk, how they react, how they choose to express themselves. (less)
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I’ve been busy lately. Mostly busy avoiding current events and news and this dreadfully contentious election. To be frank, too much ofthis type of stimulus gives me anxiety. I did not always have anxieties, they have come to me through time and my own experiences. Anxiety is what plunged me back into writing. I find creative pursuits to be the best therapy for dealing with it. Creativity gives...

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“In one section of the Vindication, Wollstonecraft writes that she’s disgusted with how her culture keeps women down. She sees females being most valued by power-hungry men, who encourage them to serve as weak, ignorant, pretty playthings. It’s a perpetuating cycle, because men, Wollstonecraft writes, “have increased that inferiority till women are almost sunk below the standard of rational creatures.” She concludes, “I think the female world oppressed.” We might say that, across this volume’s dazzling stories—and alongside the beyond-compare Austen herself—it’s a belief that must seem eminently rational. Fortunately, then, as now, such a cultural diagnosis precludes neither hope nor joy.”
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Beau North Nicole wrote: "Congratulations on the wonderful reviews/ratings coming in for The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy! You are awesome. I need to read an ARC after I finish what I am currently reading, but then look ..."

Thank you, Nicole! I hope you enjoy it!


message 3: by Nicole (last edited Sep 29, 2016 02:52PM)

Nicole Barton Sasser Congratulations on the wonderful reviews/ratings coming in for The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy! You are awesome. I need to read an ARC after I finish what I am currently reading, but then look forward to enjoying The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy.


Meredith (Austenesque Reviews) Thank you so much for the friend request, Beau! I'm looking forward to following your reads!


Sophia Hi Beau!

Thanks for friending me. See you around GR!

Oh and you're very welcome to come hang out with us at Austenesque Lovers TBR Pile Challenge (we work on our challenges, but do a lot of chattering and news sharing while we're at it). No pressure just an invitation if you're interested: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/...


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