Author Archives: Renata McMann

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Believing in Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford’s “Believing in Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Renata McMann and Summer Hanford‘s “Believing in Mr. Darcy” Giveaway. Cher Fry and Jennifer Wadkins will each receive a Kindle eBook copy of Summer and Renata‘s Believing in Mr. Darcy. Cher and Jennifer, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! (All prizes must be… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann’s “Working Titles” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Renata McMann’s “Working Titles” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of Renata McMann‘s “Working Titles” Giveaway. Karylee Marin and Teresa Norbraten will receive an eBook copy of Summer Hanford and Renata McMann‘s Her Final Wish. Karylee and Teresa, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations!  more goodness …

Working Titles (Giveaway at the bottom!)

Working Titles (Giveaway at the bottom!)

Three of Jane Austen’s novels were originally called First Impressions, Elinor and Marianne and Susan. Even if one didn’t know this before now, it’s not hard to connect the first two titles to Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. Northanger Abbey must have been completely rewritten to have been Susan first, unless Mrs. Allen… more goodness …

Another View of Point of View and a Christmas Giveaway!

Another View of Point of View and a Christmas Giveaway!

Announcing two new Christmas short stories, with a Giveaway! (Giveaway details are at the bottom of the post) Summer wrote about her viewpoint on point of view and I would like to contribute mine. Jane Austen rarely entered Mr. Darcy’s mind, but devotes a full paragraph to it shortly before Elizabeth and Jane are to… more goodness …

Jane Austen and Income

Jane Austen and Income

I know everybody’s income and what everybody earns; And I carefully compare it with the income-tax returns; – Princess Ida, Gilbert and Sullivan How did people know Darcy’s income at the assembly in the beginning of Pride and Prejudice? The two logical possibilities are that someone attending the assembly knew about him or that Darcy’s… more goodness …

Introducing Renata McMann and her New JAFF, Courting Elizabeth

Introducing Renata McMann and her New JAFF, Courting Elizabeth

Oh, my heart is beating wildly And it’s all because you’re here When I’m not near the girl I love I love the girl I’m near – Finian’s Rainbow My co-author suggested, in addition to a GIVEAWAY (see below), we use our first blog post on Austen Authors to talk about our newest book, Courting… more goodness …