Welcome to the OFFICIAL 'About The Author' page of:
C. M. Mitchell
C. M. Mitchell, an aspiring writer, is a long standing Jane Austen fan, but I also have many other loves which make me feel like a comedic walking contradiction. With a love for stories about magic/witches and wizards, fairy tales to supernatural stories and movies, from vampire series to stories about space crime fighters, I hope to make everyone who reads my stories to in some way feel at home.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
I usually live by a saying, ‘To write or not to write, that is the question’. Actually that is not the case, it usually is ‘To eat, or not to eat’.
I am a writer, storyteller, and a Jane Austen Enthusiast. The reason that I began the ‘Girl Rocks Universe’ Saga is because I wanted to help Young Adult females gather an appreciation for Jane Austen. I’ve realized that while many teenagers are exposed to her novels at a young age, they don’t enjoy it or see how her writing connects back to them. Therefore, I began this saga in hopes of showing teenagers how Jane Austen’s novel ‘Pride and Prejudice’ can relate to their lives.
Interestingly enough, the saga grew even larger than I expected. While any who wants to read each book can do so, I wrote each book as a modern take on a characters perspective. The first book ‘Girl Rocks Universe’ follows Issy Bennet (a modern take on Elizabeth Bennet). The second book centers around Katie Bennet, who is Kitty Bennet, the third focuses on Melinda who is Mary Bennet, etc. Each book, while figuring into the saga as a whole, can all be read individually without reading the ones before or after the books in the saga. Also, the age range changes from book to book.
Also, the books in the series eventually began to focus not only on modern takes of Pride and Prejudice characters, but also their descendants and ancestors. Volume 10, ‘Girl Runs Oblivion’, is set in the 24th century, and follows Sonia Darcy, the great etc. granddaughter of Mr. Darcy, for those readers who love a good science fiction story with a little bit of romance. Then volume 12, ‘Girl Changes Fate’, follows Mr. Darcy’s ancestor in ancient times, Merrwin, for those readers who love fantasy, and would enjoy a female oriented epic that’s in the style of Lord of the Rings.
Then the ‘Girl Finds Eternity’ Series is a Regency Romance of a Pride and Prejudice Variation for any lovers of the original classic, where you get to have a longer journey where the characters you all love also meet other characters from Jane Austen’s other novels.
Lastly, I also wrote a Christmas novel that is a prequel to Dicken’s novel, ‘A Christmas Carol’ because I very much love Dickens classic so much and I always thought that there was more to write on it. As a result, I feel as if there is something for everyone, from teen fiction, to adult fiction and Christmas novella. Therefore, stop, take a look and I hope you find something that you can enjoy.
'Miss Darcy was tall and on a larger scale than Elizabeth; and though little more than sixteen, her figure was formed, and her appearance womanly and graceful. She was less handsome than her brother, but there was a sense and good humor in her face, and her manners were perfectly unassuming and gentle. Elizabeth, who had expected to find in her as acute and unembarrassed an observer as ever Mr. Darcy had been, was much relieved by discerning such different feelings.' - Pride and Prejudice.
'It’s an observation, universally remarked on, that a younger sibling must be, in some way, jealous of their older sibling. And the older sibling must think the younger sibling is spoiled. I've always hated that assumption because it is not always the case.' William and Geneva Darcy (Georgiana Darcy) were a brother and sister born into a family of wealth, happiness, and prosperity. Yet only one thing continues to get in the way of all the gifts they've been given: their constant warring with each other. Both, since they were kids were struck with a strong sense of sibling rivalry that plagued them well into their teens. Yet as tragedy begins to strike at them from all sides, both siblings join together and help rebuild the life that fell apart around them. Yet, unaware of their good luck, both brother and sister find something that they never expected to discover: two people who they would soon fall fully and irrevocably in love with. As Darcy found his destiny in Issy Bennet of Hertfordshire Wyoming, only time would tell who was the man good enough to win the heart of Geneva Darcy, the lively and spunky heroine from Ashford, England who went on to become a football player on a professional L.F.C. team in London. The tale of Geneva Darcy, Mr. Darcy's little sister, is now told in a modern and epic coming of age story!