Author Archives: Rose Fairbanks

Lady Catherine’s neighbors & excerpt

Lady Catherine’s neighbors & excerpt

Last month’s post included an excerpt of Elizabeth’s love for architecture and viewing a glimpse of Knole House. This month’s is about the house and its residents. Jane Austen only gives us a few passages about Rosings and even less about the surrounding area. We know nothing about the village of Hunsford. In Mr. Collins’… more goodness …

The Earl’s Bluestocking Bride- Excerpt

I realize this is Austen Authors, but you see, The Earl’s Bluestocking Bride is very Austen-inspired. In fact, it’s a reworking of my Austen variation, A Sense of Obligation. In recent months, I’ve become inspired by the universality of Jane Austen. Why should I not share my stories with non-Jane Austen readers? I’ve launched a… more goodness …

Austen writes Romance?

Austen writes Romance?

Welcome to February! I can’t believe how fast January flew by! My children are already bringing home heart-shaped crafts from school in celebration of the upcoming St. Valentine’s Day holiday. While I maintain that Jane Austen’s books are about so much more than romantic love you simply can’t get away from the marriage plots and… more goodness …

December On Dit

December On Dit

Hello, dear readers! Another month has come and gone and faster than ever, I believe. For much of our readership, it is the holiday season and our to do list will get increasingly longer. The light at the end of the tunnel, hopefully, is time with family and friends. From all of us at Austen… more goodness …