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Fun, Frivolous, Fanciful Monday

Fun, Frivolous, Fanciful Monday

Time for a fun, frivolous, fanciful Monday blog! The memes below were created by the ladies who run the Facebook Page “Jane Austen is my Spirit Animal” — link here: https://www.facebook.com/JaneAustenMemes/    They are constantly creating humorous memes to delight the silly-side we all have, so after enjoying the ones I’ve posted below, be sure to click… 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 …

Wonderful Words of Austen Q-Z

Wonderful Words of Austen Q-Z

Today marks the third and final installment of my Wonderful Words of Austen series of posts. This set of letters, Q-Z has been so fun to put together that I’m sad to bring the series to a close. I hope you enjoy the words as much as I have. Querulous – An adjective that means… 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 …

Wonderful Words of Austen A-H

Wonderful Words of Austen A-H

Today, we’re going to play with words. Not any old words, but words that Jane Austen used; they are rich, delicious, decadent words that are worth knowing. You may well know some or all of them already, and if you do, pat yourself on the back and congratulate yourself on the breadth of your vocabulary.… more goodness …

Announcing the Summer Quarterly Giveaways from Austen Authors

Announcing the Summer Quarterly Giveaways from Austen Authors

Austen Authors is happy to announce the Summer Quarterly Giveaway Prizes. To enter, you MUST use the Rafflecopter form! Link to form is on the Austen Authors blog sidebar OR click image below.     First up is Rebecca Jamison, who will present one lucky winner with a print copy of Sense and Sensibility: A… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Rose Fairbanks’s “A Chat with Austen’s Mothers” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce that as the winner of Rose Fairbanks’s “A Chat with Austen’s Mothers Giveaway” that Susan Schneider will receive a winner’s choice print copy of any of Rose Fairbanks’s novels. Susan, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. In the email, include a mailing address for the prize… more goodness …

JEANNAISMS

JEANNAISMS Over the years, I have learned that people cope differently. Some with escapism. Ya, they run and hide. Some with sarcasm. Ya think? Others with up in your face defensism. WHATEVER! But . . . is there a right way to cope? For me? YES. It isn’t escapism, or sarcasm, or defensism­­­­––they are JEANNAISMs!… more goodness …

Shades of Austen at Storymakers

Shades of Austen at Storymakers

I spent Friday and Saturday this weekend at the annual Storymakers Writers Conference. If you follow me on Twitter, you may have spotted my #Storymakers16 hashtags. 2016 is my fourth year attending, and something I noticed in previous years was the prevalence of references to Jane Austen in the workshops. I was astounded when notable… more goodness …