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Duty Demands Part Deux, a Giveaway, and Other News

Duty Demands Part Deux, a Giveaway, and Other News

I am thrilled to announce that big things have been happening for me this year! It’s been a busy, busy past three months! First, my best-selling story Duty Demands was re-published by Kindle Press on July 10th! The weeks prior to publishing were full of edits, revisions and consultations with friends and family.This is the… 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 …

Announcing the Winners of a New Release Giveaway from Renata McMann and Summer Hanford

Announcing the Winners of a New Release Giveaway from Renata McMann and Summer Hanford

Austen Authors, in conjunction with Renata McMann and Summer Hanford, are pleased to announce the winners of an eBook copy of Renata and Summer‘s latest release, Foiled Elopement. From all those who commented on the July 6 post, Random.org chose Gail M Frisby and Mary Campbell as the winners. Ladies, please contact Regina Jeffers, Giveaway… more goodness …

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s First Time Is Love Giveaway

Announcing the Winner of P. O. Dixon’s First Time Is Love Giveaway

Austen Authors and P. O. Dixon are happy to announce that Lisa Hatfield will receive an eBook copy of her choice of either First There Is Love (or) the upcoming release of Irrevocably Gone from the fabulous P. O. Dixon. Ms. Hatfield was chosen from all those that commented on Ms. Dixon‘s “First There is Love”… more goodness …

Sharon Lathan has typed THE END on Hope of the Future. News + Excerpt

Sharon Lathan has typed THE END on Hope of the Future. News + Excerpt

On Sunday, at approximately 1:30 in the afternoon, I typed those words which every author yearns to do. THE END. Even though we know that a ton of work is ahead of us, the satisfaction of typing THE END is deeply felt. It is a milestone! For me, it has been over three years since… 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 …

Let’s Hop in the TARDIS + My Special Project

Let’s Hop in the TARDIS + My Special Project

This was meant to be entirely another post, but I got inspired, and so long as I manage to do as promised on social media, and clue you all in as to what my special project is by the end, I’ll have accomplished what I needed to! I like to counterbalance my love of the… more goodness …

Selling Jane Austen

Selling Jane Austen

For someone who has been dead for 200 years, Jane Austen is pretty popular. Her image and quotations adorn all kinds of items—from t-shirts to tea towels—and the Jane Austen “industry” seems to encompass an ever-expanding range of merchandise. In my sojourns through the internet I’ve found some unusual Jane-related items. Below I’ve displayed the… more goodness …

A Happy Dance, Twinnings, Child Birth, and (a Sort of) Giveaway

A Happy Dance, Twinnings, Child Birth, and (a Sort of) Giveaway

Today, I am taking off my Austen hat to announce that my latest Regency series is making a pleasant noise: Angel Comes to the Devil’s Keep is the first book in a new romantic suspense trilogy: The Twins, and it has been named as a 2017 finalist in the Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence… more goodness …