Author Archives: Katherine Reay

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 …

Announcing the Winners of Katherine Reay’s “A Portrait of Emily Price” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Katherine Reay’s “A Portrait of Emily Price” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Katherine Reay‘s “A Portrait of Emily Price” Giveaway. Nancy M and Beth Erin will each receive a print copy of Ms. Reay‘s new book, A Portrait of Emily Price. Nancy and Beth, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. In your email, include… more goodness …

Introducing A Portrait of Emily Price and a Give Away

Introducing A Portrait of Emily Price and a Give Away

I hope fall is treating you well… Presently, my work world revolves around a manuscript due on October 15th and a book launching on November 1st. “Launch” is such a strange term – it sounds like we are throwing A Portrait of Emily Price out there with the hope she lands safely. Perhaps we are…… more goodness …

Jane Austen and Narrative Voice

Jane Austen and Narrative Voice

“Voice” is a tricky subject for writers. It isn’t a teachable aspect of writing, but it is invaluable and strengthens with practice, perseverance and diligence. Usually a reader finds it within character in novels. You know, unique characters that simply are themselves. Readers may call them friend or enemy, but not fictional – for they… more goodness …