Monday, August 10, 2009

Mad Men and Jane Austen Mashup

I've been thinking of the Mad Men tv series and the upcoming Jane Bites Back book. Hee-haw, that'd be a super cool mashup!

Above is my depiction of Jane in the 60's (minus fangs) using the Mad Men creator. I can totally see her as part of the pool of working gals at Sterling Cooper. She'd be the mousy quiet type that smokes and drinks coffee like everyone else. The ad agency would be a perfect place for her to get juicy gossip and heavy drama for books that she ghostwrites at night and on weekends.

*** Giveaway offer ***

What would your Jane look like?

Go to the Mad Men creator and create your 60's version of Jane Austen.

Send me the link to your Jane or email me the image file (vvb32 at

Entries: open to all countries

+1 if you blog about this giveaway
+2 if you post this giveaway on your blog sidebar
+3 if you add a sentence or two about your creation

Deadline: September 19, 2009

Winner announced: September 20, 2009
The winner will also be contacted via email and the prize will be mailed within a week of receiving mailing address.

I will be posting all entries for everyone to admire. ;-D


Something nifty that you can put into your purse...

View participant entries here.

British Library Jane Austen Pocket Diary 2010

Description from
Like the desk diary, this pocket diary is based on the popular book Life in the Country, a celebration of Regency England published by the British Library in 2008. This book has the added advantage of being portable, allowing would-be writers and artists to take it anywhere to record their thoughts, compile a to-do list, sketch their surroundings, or any of a number of other activities — all in the stimulating presence of the brilliant English writer and her talented nephew.


Contest has ended - winner is here

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