Young Jane Austen: Becoming a Writer. By Lisa Pliscou. Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing, April 20, 2015. 186 p. "What was Jane Austen like as a child? What were her formative influences and experiences, her challenges and obstacles, that together set her on the path toward becoming a writer? Drawing upon a wide array of sources, including Austen's own books and correspondence, Lisa Pliscou's new biography illuminates the life and creative development of the youthful Jane..." EA.