Category Archives: Austen Characters

Top 10 Goofs in Bride and Prejudice (2004)

Top 10 Goofs in Bride and Prejudice (2004)

It was hard to find ten. Perhaps it’s because there was so much color and movement in the scenes that I was distracted from searching for the goofs. It could be that the music had me mesmerized because, often, it did. It’s more likely I was hypnotized by the sheer gorgeousness of the leads and… more goodness …

Austen Fandom vs. Austen Academics, a Guest Post from Melanie Rachel

Austen Fandom vs. Austen Academics, a Guest Post from Melanie Rachel

At the JASNA annual conference last October, I was fortunate enough to meet with a number of JAFF writers and editors. Did I participate in a little fangirling? Well, yes.  During the course of our various discussions, the topic of the divide between the Jane Austen fandom and Jane Austen academics arose, and I’ve been… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Zoe Burton’s “Georgie’s Redemption” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Zoe Burton’s “Georgie’s Redemption” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Zoe Burton‘s “Georgie’s Redemption” Giveaway. J. W. Garrett will receive an eBook copy of Book 2 of Ms. Burton‘s Pride and Prejudice and Race Cars series, Georgie’s Redemption. Congratulations! J. W. Garrett, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. [Note! According to the… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “How Is a Regency Gentleman Like the President of the United States?” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Victoria Kincaid’s “How Is a Regency Gentleman Like the President of the United States?” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Victoria Kincaid‘s “How is a Regency Gentleman Like the President of the United States?” Giveaway. Luisa Donaldson will have her choice of either an eBook or print copy of Ms. Kincaid‘s latest release, President Darcy. Luisa, contact Regina Jeffers, the blog’s Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to… more goodness …

How is a Regency Gentleman Like the President of the United States?  Blog Post, Excerpt, and Giveaway!

How is a Regency Gentleman Like the President of the United States? Blog Post, Excerpt, and Giveaway!

How is a Regency gentleman like the President of the United States? No, it’s the not the beginning of a riddle. It’s the question I needed to ask myself when I sat down to write President Darcy, a modern Pride and Prejudice variation which imagines Darcy as President of the United States. It seemed like… more goodness …

Inheritance and the Need for a Widow’s Pension in Jane Austen’s Novels

Inheritance and the Need for a Widow’s Pension in Jane Austen’s Novels

By Jane Austen’s time, primogeniture was no longer the law of the land, but it remained a strongly entrenched custom of inheritance proceedings. Breaking apart large landholdings were frowned upon. An impoverished aristocracy, whose wealth rested in the agricultural realm, would lead to total chaos in the countryside or so it was assumed. The practice… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Coming Around Again” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Coming Around Again” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “Coming Around Again” Giveaway. MBresticker  will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Dixon‘s Hearts Bound Together As One. Miriam, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. Congratulations! [According to Austen Authors’ stated giveaway rules, all prizes must be claimed within… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Alexa Adams’s “I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Alexa Adams’s “I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale” Giveaway

                  Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Alexa Adams‘s “I Am Lady Catherine: A Twisted Austen Tale” Giveaway. Suzanne and nmayer will each receive an eBook bundle of books from Ms. Adams. The bundle includes Emma and Elton, Jane and Bingley, Becoming Mrs. Norris,… more goodness …