Category Archives: Austen Characters

Announcing the Winners of Austen Authors’ Summer Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Austen Authors’ Summer Quarterly Giveaway

The Austen Authors are pleased to announce the winners for the Summer Quarterly Giveaway. Congratulations!!!! If your name appears below: (1) contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize.  (2) If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for the prize delivery is correct.  (3) If your prize is a print book… more goodness …

Quiz: Are you an Emma?

Quiz: Are you an Emma?

I remain in high Emma mode thanks to our current read along, and today I’d like to share with you a quiz I’ve created inspired by our ongoing conversation at The Writers’ Block. It is an old game amongst Janeites to identify one particular heroine who most mirrors ourselves, and I had the somewhat troubling realization many,… more goodness …

“Emma” 1995’s Version of Social Class Distinctions

“Emma” 1995’s Version of Social Class Distinctions

Emma 1995 – Columbia/Miramax feature film (120 minutes); Directed by Douglas McGrath; Screenplay by Douglas McGrath; Produced by Patrick Cassavetti and Steven Haft Cast: Gwyneth Paltrow…………………………….Emma Woodhouse Jeremy Northam……………………………..Mr. George Knightley Toni Collette………………………………….Harriet Smith James Cosmo………………………………..Mr. Weston Greta Scaacchi……………………………….Mrs. Weston Alan Cumming………………………………..Mr. Elton Juliet Stevenson………………………………Mrs. Elton Denys Hawthorne…………………………….Mr. Woodhouse Sophie Thompson……………………………Miss Bates Phyllida Law…………………………………..Mrs. Bates… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “With a Little Help from My Friends” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Leenie Brown’s “With a Little Help from My Friends” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winner of Leenie Brown‘s “With a Little Help from My Friends” Giveaway. Kelly Leishman will receive an eBook version of Leenie’s latest release, Finally, Mr. Darcy. Congratulations, Kelly! Please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize.  more goodness …

Read Along Wednesday: Emma 11-12

Read Along Wednesday: Emma 11-12

Here we are in the middle of summer, but Christmas is coming at Hartfield, and the family gathers to celebrate it together. Emma’s sister Isabella – Mrs John Knightley – is finally making the long-awaited visit, along with her growing brood and her (rather brooding) husband, whom Emma is not that fond of. Not because… more goodness …

Fitzwilliam’s Sweet Nothings

Fitzwilliam’s Sweet Nothings

Fitzwilliam’s Sweet Nothings   “WHICH OF ALL MY IMPORTANT NOTHINGS SHALL I TELL YOU FIRST?”––Jane Austen, private letter What are the “important nothings” Jane Austen was describing? As an author, I always hope that the tender moments in my book, the parts you as the reader reread over and over again, come out perfectly. I… more goodness …