Jay Bushman won an Emmy for his work as a writer and transmedia producer on the groundbreaking series ‘The Lizzie Bennet Diaries,” an interactive, modern adaptation of the Jane Austen classic Pride and Prejudice. Now, he is back with his first book NOVEL ADVICE: PRACTICAL WISDOM FOR YOUR FAVORITE LITERARY CHARACTERS (Tiller Press; Hardcover; November 2020) which offers words of wisdom from Bushman’s alter ego, advice columnist Aunt Antigone, to some of the most beloved characters in fictional literature.
What suggestions would Hester Prynne need to cope with the judgmental neighbors? What if Mrs. Bennett from Pride and Prejudice asked for tips about managing her financial woes? Discover what Aunt Antigone has to say when Ophelia and Ishmael ask about their dating woes, when Dr. Jekyll searches for the perfect work/life balance, or when Scarlett O'Hara wants tips about the best way to handle stress.