Category Archives: Literary References

Darcy in Wonderland Excerpt and Giveaway

Darcy in Wonderland Excerpt and Giveaway

My first book in over two years is on the shelves! So excited! It took me forever to settle back into a writing routine after the transatlantic move to Switzerland. Life was truly surreal for a while, and now I’m expected my second child in early January, so life will once again be thrown into… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Peculiar Paintings from Days Gone By…” Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s “Peculiar Paintings from Days Gone By…” Giveaway

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of P. O. Dixon‘s “Peculiar Paintings from Days Gone By…” Giveaway. Lisa Brown will receive a copy of Ms. Dixon‘s Lady Elizabeth: Everything Will Change, Book One. Lisa, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway Coordinator, at jeffersregina@gmail.com to claim your prize. According to the parameters of the giveaway,… more goodness …

Restored Edition of Pride and Prejudice, and Derbyshire Spar

Restored Edition of Pride and Prejudice, and Derbyshire Spar

The restored edition of Pride and Prejudice is available! You can get a copy of Pride and Prejudice: A Novel. In Three Volumes. (Annotated and Restored to 1813 Egerton First Edition) at , Barnes and Noble, Kobo, and hopefully soon Feedbooks. You may notice that it’s free everywhere except Amazon, and this is because Amazon does… more goodness …

A Conversation Between Me and My Jane Austen Action Figure

A Conversation Between Me and My Jane Austen Action Figure

There she sits, on my bookcase, strategically placed in front of my Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen collection. She stands, sealed in her plastic box, day after day, one arm slightly raised, her plastic pen and book neatly stored in their plastic niches in the plastic packaging. Sometimes I notice her, sometimes I forget to. Two… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “The Source of Elizabeth Bennet’s Myopic View of Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Regina Jeffers’s “The Source of Elizabeth Bennet’s Myopic View of Mr. Darcy” Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of Regina Jeffers‘s “The Source of Elizabeth Bennet’s Myopic View of Mr. Darcy” Giveaway. Random.org has chosen Kari Slieter, Heidi Robbins, and S. Hines as the winners of an autographed copy Ms. Jeffers‘s Darcy Passions: Pride and Prejudice Retold Through His Eyes. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers,… more goodness …

Wearing Pride and Prejudice

Wearing Pride and Prejudice

Last month my post on “Selling Jane Austen” was very well received, and it got me thinking about what other Austen-themed merchandise is available. So, I set about a little experiment. I wondered if it was possible to dress oneself from head to toe in nothing but Austen related clothing. Not surprisingly the answer is… more goodness …

The Source of Elizabeth Bennet’s Myopic View of Mr. Darcy + a Giveaway

The Source of Elizabeth Bennet’s Myopic View of Mr. Darcy + a Giveaway

 Fitzwilliam Darcy is a major, and a minor, character in Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Although he plays a major role in the story’s outcome, after all, Mr. Darcy is the romantic hero of the piece, he is not in every scene. The story is told from Elizabeth Bennet’s perspective, and Darcy is absent throughout… more goodness …

Poesy and Parody: Darcy in Wonderland

Poesy and Parody: Darcy in Wonderland

My new book, Darcy in Wonderland, comes out tomorrow! Well, the ebook does (paperbacks to follow soon). Next month we’ll have a giveaway and release party, but today I just want to step back and reflect on how much fun I had writing this book! Though the novel is both a Pride and Prejudice sequel… more goodness …

The Death of a Great Author, and a Greater Woman, a Guest Post from Kyra Kramer

The Death of a Great Author, and a Greater Woman, a Guest Post from Kyra Kramer

The Death of a Great Author, and Greater Woman Jane Austen passed away on 18 July 1817, at the age of only 41. She didn’t just deprive the future of English literature by her death; she left behind a devastated and grieving family. Her mother, and her seven beloved siblings, all survived her. Moreover, her… more goodness …