Was Jane Austen a Feminist?

Was Jane Austen a feminist? In order to answer that question, we first need a definition of feminism. Here is how Merriam-Webster defines it: “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities.” By this definition, most modern women (and men) are feminists. Of course, “feminist” is a moving target. In the… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Austen Authors’ Winter Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Austen Authors’ Winter Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of the Winter Giveaway.   If your name appears below… (1) contact Regina Jeffers (Giveaway Coordinator) at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. READ THROUGH ALL THE NAMES FOR THERE ARE MANY WINNERS!!! (2) If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for the prize delivery is… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Work-in-Progress ‘Darcy vs. Bingley'” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Gianna Thomas’s “Work-in-Progress ‘Darcy vs. Bingley'” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “Work-in-Progress” Giveaway. Katie Geoffrion and Debbie B. will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Thomas next release, Darcy vs. Bingley (upon its release in March). Katie and Debbie, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations!  more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann’s “Working Titles” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann’s “Working Titles” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Renata McMann‘s “Working Titles” Giveaway. Karylee Marin and Teresa Norbraten will receive an eBook copy of Summer Hanford and Renata McMann‘s Her Final Wish. Karylee and Teresa, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations!  more goodness …

Six Best Austen Quotes

Six Best Austen Quotes

My laptop is on the verge of death and unbearable to use, and I am praying for the new one’s daily arrival. Coping with a distorted screen and often unresponsive keyboard, I attempted to write about the politics behind the empire waisted gown, but the subject proved too complex to pursue amidst the technical complications,… more goodness …

Blunders

Blunders

I was thinking lately of blunders – and my inability to put them into my story. It seems I don’t have the easy facility Austen did with playful, and not so playful, character misdirects. There’s a shocker – I’m not as facile or gifted a writer as Jane Austen. 🙂 So rather than wrestle with… more goodness …

Revisiting How Georgiana Darcy Fell in Love

Revisiting How Georgiana Darcy Fell in Love

Authors LOVE receiving fan mail! (I thought I’d toss that out there, with a “hint, hint” attached, in case any of our readers were unaware of this truism. LOL!) The other day I received the most delightful email, the entirety of which is pasted below. It gave me a lovely chuckle, primarily because the first… more goodness …