Author Archives: Elaine Owen

The Fount of Creativity

The Fount of Creativity

Mrs. Cranston held her head high as she spoke proudly of her son. “He has turned out so well, and I take all the credit for it for myself. I made sure he associated only with the best kind of people as he grew up. Keeping your children from poor associations is so important, don’t… more goodness …

Announcing a Book Launch and Giveaway of “Duty Demands” from Elaine Owen!

Announcing a Book Launch and Giveaway of “Duty Demands” from Elaine Owen!

Imagine if Darcy hadn’t been humbled by Elizabeth before they were married. Imagine if his “Hunsford moment” had come after they were married . . . . and if he had no idea that his wife was not in love with him! Add in misunderstandings, assumptions, and miscommunications, and you have the plot for Duty… more goodness …

When Honor Was At Stake

When Honor Was At Stake

One reason we all love Jane Austen’s novels so much is because of the glimpse they give us into times past, when honor and reputation were almost tangible assets, worthy of being defended at all costs. No practice of the past more demonstrates the value of honor and reputation than the practice of dueling.  … more goodness …

Symbolism in Pride and Prejudice

Symbolism in Pride and Prejudice

When people talk about what makes Jane Austen’s writings so marvelous, they usually mention her wit, her keen observations of society, and the vivid characters she creates. But I’d like to draw your attention to a lesser-known Austen quality: her use of symbols. One of the most obvious symbols in Pride and Prejudice is dancing.… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Of Austen and Autism” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Of Austen and Autism” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Elaine Owen‘s “Austen and Autism Giveaway.” Tea Guide, Bernadette Schultz, and Pricilla will each receive an eBook copy of her choice of any of Elaine‘s four titles. Meanwhile, MaryAnn Nagy will receive a signed print copy of the title of her choice.  Winners may choose from One… more goodness …