A Short History of Lady Catherine Says

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I didn’t know about Jane Austen. I mean, wasn’t she some long-dead author of some novel-book-thingies? Yeah, they sounded too girly. I was a tomboy. So I read lots of good books, mostly genre (which is great!) But until around 2005, I did not know what I was missing.

My friends the Allen family introduced me to the five+ hour BBC version of Pride and Prejudice with Jennifer Ehle and Colin Firth, and I was hooked, I tell you–HOOKED! The characters were fresh, real, vibrant. The costumes were fun, the customs funny, and I found myself rather enchanted.

Once I had made it through the five or six VHS tapes, I decided to read the book. WONDERFUL decision, if I do say so myself. Fast forward to several years later. That is when I got the idea of Tweeting as Lady Catherine de Bourgh.

It took me until 2016 to finish the calendar Lady Catherine Says: 365 Tweets of Condescension. I subbed it to maybe three places. Two no responses, one very nice personal rejection. And here I am today 🙂

Sales are going well, reviews are coming in. I’m happy to share this baby with the world.

LCS cover final

Lady Catherine Says.

Keep your pen on the page,
Beth

Author: bethovermyer

Beth Overmyer wears several hats, all belonging to different writers. From fantastical kidlit to everyday popular fiction, Beth pens her work with gusto. In 2008, her screenplay The Method won best comedy at Gotham Screen’s contest, and in 2012, her MG book In a Pickle came out from MuseItUp Publishing.

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