Author Archives: Brenda J Webb

Announcing the Winners of Brenda Webb’s “Darcy and Elizabeth: A Promise Kept” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Brenda Webb’s “Darcy and Elizabeth: A Promise Kept” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of an eBook copy of Brenda Webb‘s latest release: Darcy and Elizabeth: A Promise Kept. Linda Waltman, debraperrin8763, Glynis, and Michelle Woods, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations, Ladies!!!   more goodness …

Who You Really Are?

Who You Really Are?

After my last blog post, I heard from so many fellow writers, and a good many friends, who said that they were introverts, too. Many came as a surprise, especially among the writers I know and admire. In hindsight, I fear that I assumed that most writers were extroverts because of their ability to promote… more goodness …

Resolving Not To Resolve

Resolving Not To Resolve

  Have you already broken your New Year’s resolutions? I confess that I haven’t! Of course, that’s simply because I never made any. I used to make resolutions when I was younger, but then I realized I lacked the “want to” to follow through. The carton below represents my current way of dealing with those… more goodness …

Winners of Brenda Webb’s “Christmases Past” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Brenda Webb‘s “Christmases Past” Giveaway. Brenda claims two winners: LilMissMolly will receive a lovely 2016 Jane Austen Illustrated Calendar from JT Originals 2016, while Maureen C will receive a Pride and Prejudice Christmas Tree Ornament pair of Darcy and Elizabeth. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize.… more goodness …

Christmases Past & A Giveaway

Christmases Past & A Giveaway

One tradition I love most this time of year is watching Christmas movies—some I have watched every year since I was a child. My favorites are the older movies: It’s A Wonderful Life, Miracle on 34th Street (1947 version), The Bishop’s Wife (Cary Grant version), A Christmas Carol (George C. Scott version), White Christmas and… more goodness …

Thanksgiving Nostalgia

Thanksgiving Nostalgia

When I realized that my post this month would fall on Thanksgiving, I had two thoughts. First, that everyone might be too busy cooking and eating to read it and, second, that Thanksgiving has nothing to do with the Regency stories I love to write. While there were harvest festivals and such, there were no… more goodness …

 The Gentleman’s Clubs

 The Gentleman’s Clubs

Mention White’s, Boodle’s or Brooks’s in a story and my ears perk up. At once I picture staid facades hiding smoke-filled rooms and intrigue amid expensive carpets, wallpapers, and leather and mahogany furniture. When I read of Mr. Darcy being offered a cigar or glass of brandy, or having supper whilst talking business with his… more goodness …