Category Archives: Jane Austen

Romances from the Heart ~ A New Release and Giveaway

Romances from the Heart ~ A New Release and Giveaway

I’m celebrating a new audiobook bundle release this month. It’s titled Romances from the Heart: Darcy and Elizabeth Short Stories Collection 1. In preparation for the audiobook’s release, I re-released Romances from the Heart in the Kindle edition on Amazon. Unlike the Kindle version, which is available only for a limited time, the audiobook is… more goodness …

Which is better, value or cost?

Which is better, value or cost?

First, i want to apologize for being late posting this.  This week has been a difficult one for our family, as my daughter’s 18 year old cat has been going downhill, her kidneys shutting down, and dementia, arthritis, and had gone blind. I have spent much of my time with our animals and away from… more goodness …

Touring Austen’s Country Houses

Touring Austen’s Country Houses

The housekeeper came; a respectable-looking, elderly woman, much less fine, and more civil, than she had any notion of finding her. They followed her into the dining-parlour. It was a large, well-proportioned room, handsomely fitted up. Elizabeth, after slightly surveying it, went to a window to enjoy its prospect. The hill, crowned with wood, from… more goodness …

Conjugal Beneath the Fraternal: Jane Austen Understanding of Love, a Guest Post from Kyra C. Kramer

Conjugal Beneath the Fraternal: Jane Austen Understanding of Love, a Guest Post from Kyra C. Kramer

Conjugal Beneath the Fraternal: Jane Austen’s Understanding of Love In her third novel, Mansfield Park, Jane Austen explains that the relationship between siblings is potentially the deepest, strongest love possible, and that: “even the conjugal tie is beneath the fraternal. Children of the same family, the same blood, with the same first associations and habits,… more goodness …

Excerpt and Announcement for The Companion

Excerpt and Announcement for The Companion

Time has been marching on and I’ve been hard at work on my latest variation projects, among others. I’ve discovered in the time since I’ve been writing full time that though I imagine projects, work on the through the various stages of the process, ending in finally publishing them, that there is never truly an… more goodness …

Word to the Wise

Word to the Wise

I just love words, don’t you? I am, after all, an author; words are what I use in my craft. If writing is like painting then words are the medium the artist uses to create images. Words have textures and shades of meaning. They have nuance, and they create different pictures in the mind depending… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “Lizzy and Darcy as JAFF First Cause” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of Don Jacobson’s “Lizzy and Darcy as JAFF First Cause” Giveaway

Austen Authors is proud to announce the winner of Don Jacobson‘s “Lizzy and Darcy as JAFF First Cause” Giveaway. Heather Y will receive a three eBook bundle of Mr. Jacobson‘s novels. The bundle includes The Keeper: Mary Bennet’s Extraordinary Journey, Henry Fitzwilliam’s War, and The Exile (Part 1) Kitty Bennet and the Belle Époque. Heather,… more goodness …