Author Archives: Leenie Brown

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Be a Mikey” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “Be a Mikey” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “Be a Mikey” Giveaway. Joan Rye will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Brown‘s So Very Unexpected: A Pride and Prejudice Variation Novel. Joan, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations!  more goodness …

A Very Mary Christmas Giveaway

A Very Mary Christmas Giveaway

In my most recent novella, A Very Mary Christmas, I have once again* played with the character of Mary Bennet. However, before I could begin playing with her character, I needed to know who she was as Jane Austen created her. According to SparkNotes, Mary Bennet is “the middle Bennet sister, bookish and pedantic.” And… more goodness …

Readalong Wednesday: Frank Churchill Tells All

Readalong Wednesday: Frank Churchill Tells All

Shall we speak of Frank Churchill?  Now that his character is known to one and all, let’s start by reading this borrowed character analysis with my comments inserted for I find I am much like Mr. Knightley in this regard: “It will be natural for me,” he added shortly afterwards, “to speak my opinion aloud… more goodness …

Let Me Explain: A View on Art and An Austen Adaptation

Let Me Explain: A View on Art and An Austen Adaptation

Art, as I am certain we would all agree, speaks to each of us individually.  Though we may have some similar observations or reactions to a particular piece, it is inherently impossible for any two people to experience art in exactly the same way.  Things that shout to one person, might whisper to another, or… more goodness …