Category Archives: Author Real Life

Announcing the Winner of Jann Rowland’s “Giveaway with a Twist”

Announcing the Winner of Jann Rowland’s “Giveaway with a Twist”

Austen Authors is pleased to announce the winner of Jann Rowland‘s “Giveaway with a Twist.” Back on August 19, Mr. Rowland placed a problem before our readers. This was the situation as described by him: Mr. Rowland is beginning a Pride and Prejudice trilogy, one which will cover more than twenty years in the life of… more goodness …

A Modest Proposal: Might the Spinster Have Married?

A Modest Proposal: Might the Spinster Have Married?

As reported in last month’s blog about Jane Austen’s romantic attachments, biographers dutifully recount the story of Jane’s acceptance/rejection of a proposal by Harris Bigg-Wither, a young, brash man six years her junior, on Thursday-Friday, 2-3 December 1802. The story goes that Jane and Cassandra journeyed to Manydown, the Bigg-Wither estate, for several weeks of… more goodness …

Film or Novel, Jane’s Appeal is Universal

Film or Novel, Jane’s Appeal is Universal

In my post from last month I mentioned that my poor, maligned brother doesn’t ‘get’ Jane Austen on any level. Turns out that is not the case. Apparently, he ‘gets’ Sense and Sensibility, according to him – the movie anyway, and this is all thanks to the comely Kate Winslet and her tragic appeal. He… more goodness …

Announcing the Winners of Austen Authors’ Summer Quarterly Giveaway

Announcing the Winners of Austen Authors’ Summer Quarterly Giveaway

Austen Authors is happy to announce the winners of the Winter Giveaway.   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 delivery is… more goodness …