Category Archives: Austen Characters

Desiring Elizabeth Bennet, Character Development in 2005’s “Pride and Prejudice”

Desiring Elizabeth Bennet, Character Development in 2005’s “Pride and Prejudice”

In a post on my blog, I discussed how Andrew Davies “created” the image of a very masculine and virile Darcy by adding scenes to the 1995 Pride and Prejudice adaptation. Some of you reading this post likely participated in “Darcy Loving Parties” at the time of this mini-series’ release.  Today, I would like to… more goodness …

Announcing Austen Authors’ Winter Giveaway

Announcing Austen Authors’ Winter Giveaway

Welcome to Austen Authors Winter Giveaway. Check out the wonderful prizes!!! Again, our authors are being quite generous. Although we welcome your comments below, to enter the giveaway, you MUST use the Rafflecopter form! The link can be found on the blog’s HOME page or by clicking HERE. Giveaway will end on February 19, 2017, so… more goodness …

An impressive collection of carriages

An impressive collection of carriages

I’d thought I was done with posts from my travels when I finished up with my house posts, but then I recalled there was one more experience that I should certainly share with readers here: the wonderful Red House Carriage Museum, in Darley Dale (near Matlock). It’s a working carriage museum, where they actually take… more goodness …

Read Along Wednesday: Emma Chapters 46-48

Read Along Wednesday: Emma Chapters 46-48

The chapters for this week are filled with revelation, reflection, and regret. At The Writer’s Block we will delve into some of the nitty gritty details of the reading, while using this introductory post to compare and contrast two wildly different film interpretations of the scenes in which Jane Fairfax and Frank Churchill’s secret engagement… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Austen Authors’ Autumn Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Austen Authors’ Autumn Giveaway

The Austen Authors are pleased to announce the winners for the Autumn Quarterly Giveaway. Congratulations!!!! If your name appears below: (1) contact Regina Jeffers (Giveaway Coordinator) at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. READ THROUGH ALL THE NAMES FOR THERE ARE MANY WINNERS!!! (2) If your prize is an eBook, make certain the email address for the prize… more goodness …

George Wickham: How Jane Austen Masterfully Uses a Minor Character to Drive the Main Plot of “Pride and Prejudice”

George Wickham: How Jane Austen Masterfully Uses a Minor Character to Drive the Main Plot of “Pride and Prejudice”

How a Minor Character Controls the Story’s Action: Jane Austen’s Use of George Wickham Today, I thought we might take a closer look at George Wickham’s importance to Pride and Prejudice’s plot. For a minor character, with few lines and little description, the action of Pride and Prejudice greatly rests on the scoundrel’s shoulders. What do we… more goodness …

The Real Viscount Milton

The Real Viscount Milton

As many readers of Jane Austen Fan Fiction know, certain elements are common to many JAFF stories that aren’t actually found in the cannon of Austen’s work. Christian names or character attributes are frequently consistently applied by JAFF Authors. I personally find this practice helpful as a reader —it lends continuity to the genre and… more goodness …

Darcy: Hero or Bad Boy? from Martine Roberts, Guest Blogger

Darcy: Hero or Bad Boy? from Martine Roberts, Guest Blogger

Today, we welcome Martine Roberts, with a post on our favorite hero (or is that our favorite bad boy)? Thanks for joining us today, Martine.  IT is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. This is the first, and undoubtedly the… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Duty Demands” Giveaways

Announcing the Winners of Elaine Owen’s “Duty Demands” Giveaways

Austen Authors is thrilled to announce the winners of Elaine Owen‘s Duty Demands Giveaway. Kim Dukes, Lilyane Soltz, Eva Edmonds, ladysusanpdx, and Julia M Saenz will each receive an eBook copy of Duty Demands. Ladies, please contact Giveaway Coordinator, Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. According to our giveaway guidelines, prizes must be claimed… more goodness …