Category Archives: Jane Austen

The 19th Century Entailment

As it was for centuries, a man’s status in 19th Century British Society rested in the land he held. Land was a symbol of wealth and social rank. Therefore, the need to pass one’s “wealth” to future generations increased with the number of acres of land owned. Land was “influence,” as well as affluence. To ensure one’s… more goodness …

Winners of Our Spring Quarter Giveaways!!!!

Winners of Our Spring Quarter Giveaways!!!!

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winners of our SPRING QUARTER GIVEAWAY! If your name is below, please contact Regina Jeffers at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. If the item is an eBook, please indicate to which email address the prize notice should be delivered. If the prize is a print book, gourmet tea, or… more goodness …

Jane on Stage!

Jane on Stage!

    We read the books; we read the fan fiction; we watched the movies,we  own the tattoos and the Band-Aids – or is that only me? Regardless, you get my point – Jane is in all things… And now we have a play! For my birthday, I was presented with a seat a the… more goodness …

A townhouse fit for Mr. Darcy and excerpt from my WIP

A townhouse fit for Mr. Darcy and excerpt from my WIP

I’ve spent many happy hours looking for Mr. Darcy’s London home. Admittedly it’s much more fun to do it for real and on foot. While far more convenient, Google Street makes me a little dizzy. As I kept searching, many gorgeous-looking residences caught my eye, but I was always drawn to the same place: Berkeley… more goodness …

How to Host a Ball

Mr. & Mrs. Jason & Jennifer James Cordially Invite you to a Glittering Summer’s Eve Ball This evening’s events are in honor of dear friends Mr. & Mrs. David & Tanya Gibson The Ball will be held on the 22 of July, 2015 At the Little White Chapel On 2870 Sycamore Street, Pleasant Grove, Utah… more goodness …

My Compliments

My Compliments

As you may have guessed from previous posts, I am utterly fascinated by the social and cultural differences between the twenty-first century and the nineteenth. One would expect these things to be more clear when reading Austen’s works, but she could have had no way of predicting how society would change, so she couldn’t possibly… more goodness …

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things

Just as I prefer historical romance books over contemporary romance books, I also prefer historical romance films over contemporary ones. What’s more, I prefer to vacation in locations steeped in history. Give me the quaint charms of places like historic Charleston, South Carolina, which happens to be my favorite travel destination, over the flashing lights… more goodness …