The Strange Case of the Jane Austen motivational quote that isn’t!

Charles Christian
2 min readMar 24, 2022

Imagine discovering a well-known quotation by Jane Austen that’s given birth to a cottage industry of motivational posters, book covers and coffee mugs isn’t actually by Jane Austen…

I’m currently writing a novel (a science fiction detective story since you ask) where one of the characters is a huge fan of the works of Jane Austen. I wanted the…

Charles Christian

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