Category Archives: Austen Characters

Announcing the Winner of Rose Fairbanks’s “Renewed Hope” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Rose Fairbanks’s “Renewed Hope” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winner of Rose Fairbanks‘s “Renewed Hope” Giveaway. Lis Batten will receive an eBook copy of Ms. Fairbanks‘s latest release, Renewed Hope. Congratulations, Lis!!! Please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. more goodness …

Darcy versus Darcy ~ Giveaway

Darcy versus Darcy ~ Giveaway

Darcy versus Darcy New Release Celebration and ***Giveaway*** Please help me celebrate the release of my newest book, Mister Darcy’s Maltese Falcon by sharing your thoughts on Darcy, then and now—Regency versus Contemporary. *** Giveaway*** Be surprised! Wait until the end of the post to find out the Giveaway! AMAZON UK AMAZON iBOOKS NOOK KOBO… more goodness …

Read Along Wednesday: Emma Chapters V & VI

Read Along Wednesday: Emma Chapters V & VI

Welcome back to Read Along Wednesday! Come have your share of the conversation at The Writer’s Block. In chapters five and six we get to know some of the principal characters a bit better. In particular, Mr. Knightley and Mrs. Weston’s prolonged conversation about Emma in chapter five gives us a much better concept of… more goodness …

Finding JAFF Inspiration in Unlikely Places

Finding JAFF Inspiration in Unlikely Places

For me one of the best parts of writing JAFF has been encountering a community of writers and readers who are equally interested in and passionate about Jane Austen’s works.  Who else will debate whether Bingley deserves Jane’s love or if Fanny Price is a sufficiently active heroine?  If I tried to initiate such a… more goodness …

Literary References in Austen’s “Persuasion”

Henry Austen in “A Biographical Notice of the Author,” said of his sister, “Short and easy will be the task of the mere biographer. A life of usefulness, literature, and religion, was not by any means a life of event.” Jane Austen’s last novel lacks the “lightness” of her earlier efforts. Anne Elliot is more unhappy… more goodness …

Read Along Wednesday: Emma Chapters III & IV

Read Along Wednesday: Emma Chapters III & IV

Hello and welcome to the second ‘Emma’ read-along! I hope you enjoyed the first two chapters and Alexa’s wonderful post, which you can find here, if you haven’t read it. I have been incredibly fortunate to listen to John Mullan talking about ‘Emma’ in Chawton and also at last year’s Bath Festival, and he has… 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 …