Author Archives: Gianna Thomas

Why Do We Read and Write ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Variations?

Why Do We Read and Write ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Variations?

It’s an interesting question. We have the original Pride and Prejudice with all of Jane Austen’s quirky humor and misunderstandings between Darcy and Elizabeth to enjoy, but why do we need more? For me, the original is not enough. Jane wrote a lot about the angst Darcy and Elizabeth suffered through most of the book… more goodness …

What Would Jane Austen Have Worn?

What Would Jane Austen Have Worn?

Jane Austen was born in 1775. By 1795, when she was 20 years of age, fashion was beginning to change rather drastically. What her mother would have worn during the early years of Jane’s life would be quite different from what was fashionable in the first part of the 1800’s. The 1700’s had seen panniers… more goodness …

Did Jane Austen Ever Fall in Love?

A/N: This was a guest post I did several months ago that I would like to revisit with a few additional comments. I love a good mystery. And I’ve read some excellent mystery stories down through the years. However, I wonder if some of the most intriguing mysteries might be those from real life rather… more goodness …

Letters to Cassandra

Letters to Cassandra

  Entire books have been written about Jane Austen’s wit, so I’m not going to try and do that here. I hope to make your day with just a few of the comments Jane Austen penned. One of the things that readers of Jane Austen’s books enjoy most is her keen intelligence that manifested itself… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of the “Who on Earth is Gianna Thomas?” Giveaway

Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Gianna Thomas‘s “Who on Earth is Gianna Thomas?” Giveaway. As a debut author on the blog Gianna was most generous with our followers. It gives us great pleasure to announce that LeslieGB, Mary Anderson, and Laurie May Aquino will receive an eBook version of Gianna’s Darcy’s… more goodness …