Writing Books with All Ages Appeal

The books we read and enjoy are presented to us in neat categories. Genres, topics, ages, places—they help us find the books we’re most likely to enjoy. The only downside to this feat of organization is the odd assumption that the stories we write need to have clear division from other categories, especially when it comes to the age of the reader.

Writing Books That Have All Ages Appeal

Now, there are plenty of books that are clearly for Adults Only or designed to keep 7-year-olds giggling, but I’m of the opinion that really great writing strives to be ageless. Here are some of my thoughts on the subject.

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10 Gifts for Jane Austen Fans

From the swoon-worthy hate-to-love romance of Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet to the oblivious matchmaking hijinks of Miss Emma Woodhouse, it’s not really a surprise that Jane Austen remains an influence and inspiration for modern readers, writers, and game creators.

10 Gifts for Jane Austen Fans

If you find yourself shopping for a fan, have no fear! Today, I’m sharing some amazing Jane Austen inspired products that any Janite would love to receive!

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