Author Archives: P.O. Dixon

In His Kiss

In His Kiss

  The happiness which this reply produced, was such as he had probably never felt before; and he expressed himself on the occasion as sensibly and as warmly as a man violently in love can be supposed to do. Had Elizabeth been able to encounter his eye, she might have seen how well the expression… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Divided Between Work and Play” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Divided Between Work and Play” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce that Anita Belanger will receive a copy of P. O. Dixon‘s latest release, Impertinent Strangers, in Dixon‘s “Divided Between Work and Play” Giveaway. [Print if U. S. address; eBook for International] Anita, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina.gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations!   more goodness …

Divided Between Work and Play

Divided Between Work and Play

I have a new obsession, it seems. Perhaps ‘diversion’ is a more fitting term. I know it often feels that way while I am focusing on this particular activity when I know I ought to be writing instead. What is it, you ask? It’s making videos. The time I spend creating videos is really when… more goodness …

The Time of Year

The Time of Year

We’re days away from the end of the school year here in the Dixon household. For me, that means travel time. Soon, we’ll be off to Kissimmee. I’m looking forward to visiting Sea World to see the orcas once again. It’s been far too long since I last had the pleasure. First things first, for… more goodness …

Active Indispensable Employment

Active Indispensable Employment

I am always amazed by the timelessness of Jane Austen quotes. I find the following especially apt of late: “There is nothing like employment, active indispensable employment, for relieving sorrow. Employment, even melancholy, may dispel melancholy.” I’ve been involved in the publishing world for nearly six years. What a rapidly shifting landscape—not just on a… more goodness …

Delightful Companions

Delightful Companions

Here’s an exciting development in the publishing world. Audiobook popularity is growing at a phenomenal pace. It’s no secret that I love audiobooks. In many instances, the availability of a companion audiobook is the determining factor in my eBook purchases, especially for non-fiction. That’s my only excuse for not moving past book three in the… more goodness …

Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds

The following definition applies when describing the word ‘heart’ strictly in terms of human anatomy: The chambered muscular organ in vertebrates that pumps blood received from the veins into the arteries, thereby maintaining the flow of blood through the entire circulatory system. (Source: thefreedictionary.com) We all know, however, that there is so much more to… more goodness …

Something About Jane Austen Quotes

Something About Jane Austen Quotes

I have often written of how inspiring I find Jane Austen quotes. When I can, I like to include one that fits nicely with an underlying premise of my ‘what-if’ story as the preface. While looking over my library of paperbacks, I came across eleven instances in which I kicked things off with an Austen… more goodness …

A Creative Journey

A Creative Journey

I could hardly wait for the start of 2016. You see, in early December, I decided to embark on a journey of discovery known as The Artist’s Way. I also decided that January was the ideal time to begin. The Artist’s Way is a twelve-week program designed to help individuals connect with their creative selves.… more goodness …